Trautson Palace (Museumstraße, 7th district of Vienna)
Trautson, noble family originally from the Tyrol. They became barons (von Sprechenstein) in 1541, counts (von Falkenstein) in 1598 and imperial princes in 1711. The male line of the family died out in 1780; their estates fell to the Auersperg family. Prominent members of the T. family included Prince Johann Joseph Trautson, Prince Johann Leopold Donat Trautson, Count Paul Sixt I Trautson and Count Paul Sixt II Trautson.
T. Palace in the 7th district of Vienna was built by J. B. Fischer von Erlach and from 1760-1918 it housed the Hungarian guard; since 1961 it has housed the Federal Ministry of Justice).
Literature: F. Hadriga, Die T. Paladine Habsburgs, 1996.