Paul Lendvai Celebrating His 90th Birthday

PeopleOther ♦ Published: August 29, 2019; 18:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian journalist, author and presenter Paul Lendvai, who was born in Budapest, turned 90. He is considered a knowledgeable authority on Eastern and Southeastern Europe.

"Paul Lendvai is a warning conscience of a common and democratic Europe." / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Teemeah [CC BY-SA 3.0 (]

Paul Lendvai is a political commentator at "Der Standard" as well as in Hungarian and English media.

From 1982 to 1987 Paul Lendvai was head of the Eastern Europe editorial office of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF), and is currently in charge of the discussion programme Europastudio.

National Council President Wolfgang Sobotka paid tribute to the journalist…