Leopold Blauensteiner was the son of a carpenter of the same name and the latter's wife Johanna, née Toscano del Banner.
Nazi art and culture policy
The numismatist Fritz Dworschak took advantage of the Nazi era to assume central functions in the Vienna museum scene.
At the beginning of April 1941, the provisional rector of the Academy, Alexander Popp, informed Nazi Reichsstatthalter (Reich Governor) Baldur von Schirach of the founding of the association Freundeskreis der Akademie der bildenden Künste (Friends of the Academy of Fine Arts), w
Anton Kraus, son of a merchant, was employed as a trainee in an accounting department of the Imperial and Royal Ministry of Finance between 1912 and 1914 after graduating from a secondary school in St. Pölten.
Kunstmuseum Linz is not a real museum but a project as part of the Nazi art policy. It is also known as the Linzer Führermuseum, Führermuseum, Gemäldegalerie Linz or—with reference to the underlying project—Sonderauftrag Linz.
In 1933, the government of the National Socialist German Reich established the Reich Chamber of Culture (RKK), based in Berlin, as a public corporation at the instigation of the Reich Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels.
Kajetan Mühlmann studied from 1913 to 1917 at the k. k. Staatslehrerbildungsanstalt in Salzburg-Stadt together with lifelong friends and future National Socialists Karl Heinrich Waggerl and Karl Springenschmid.