Czapka von Winstetten, Ignaz
Ignaz Czapka, engraving around 1845
Czapka (von Winstetten), Ignaz, b Libava, Czech Republic (then Liebau), Feb. 24, 1792, d. Vienna, June 5, 1881, studied law, mayor of Vienna 1838-1848, improved public utilities and infrastructure (sewers, gas-lighting, water conduit). 1856 Chief commissioner of the Vienna police.
Literature: R. Till, I. C, 1958; ÖBL.