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Vogelsang, Karl Freiherr von


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Baron Karl von Vogelsang, contemporary photo



Vogelsang, Baron Karl von, b. Legnica, Poland (then Liegnitz), Sept. 3, 1818, d. Vienna, Nov. 8, 1890, Catholic politician dealing with social policy and social reformer, publicist; 1864 came to Austria, 1875 editor of the Viennese Catholic conservative newspaper "Das Vaterland" and in 1879 founded the monthly magazine "Österreichische Monatsschrift für Gesellschaftswissenschaft und Volkswirtschaft". Spiritual founder of the Christian Socialist Movement. He aimed at Christian social reform while preserving a class structure; his main objective was to maintain the middle class. His work "Die materielle Lage des Arbeiterstandes in Österreich" (with E. Schneider, 1884) had great influence on social legislation. His social programme was adopted by K. Lueger. K. Vogelsang Association in Vienna.


Further works: Die Bauernbewegung in den ö. Alpenländern, 1881; Zins und Wucher, 1884; Gesammelte Aufsätze, 12 Hefte, 1886.

Literature: A. Orel, V. Leben und Lehren, 1922; W. Klopp, Leben und Wirken des Sozialpolitikers K. V., 1930; J. C. Allmayer-Beck, V., Vom Feudalismus zur Volksbewegung, 1952; G. Silberbauer, Ö. Katholiken und die Arbeiterfrage, 1966; E. Bader (ed.), K. V. Die geistige Grundlegung der christl. Sozialreform, 1990.


References to other albums:
Stamp Album: 100. Todestag von Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang

 
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