Ludwig Zwieback (1844 - 1906)

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About Ludwig Zwieback

wikipedia - Ludwig Zwieback & Bruder (in German)

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Ludwig Zwieback & brother was during the Habsburg monarchy an important Viennese Be clothing business at the Kärntnerstraße 11/15, corner Weihburggasse.

1877 founded Ludwig, Samuel and Emanuel Zwieback, three brothers from Bonyhád in Hungary, a clothing shop in Vienna called "Ludwig Zwieback & Co. brother". At that time, Ludwig 33 years, Emmanuel Samuel 27 and 34 of age. This business was probably in 7th District, at the Mariahilferstraße 111, corner Webgasse. The business was successful, built in 1895 is an 8-storey department store for upscale clientele Kärntnerstraße 11/15, in the 1st corner Weihburggasse District. Of the Friedrich Schoenfelder (* 1857 in Hungary) was elegantly designed buildings. On three floors, showrooms for the customers have been established, an oval staircase leading to all floors.

Emanuel died in 1905 at the age of 55, and Ludwig 1906 at the age of 62. Samuel Zwieback ran the business for some time, until about 1910 on. At that time Samuel handed over the business to his two sons, Joseph, aged 34, and Siegfried, 31 years old. Much later came the youngest son of Samuel Eugene (* 1900) in the business.

Jacques Fleischhacker was branch manager († January 1915). [2] Samuel Zwieback, the last of the founders, died in 1929 at the age of 86 years. The shop on the main shopping street 111 was about 1925 renamed "Joseph Zwieback & brother". Presumably due to financial difficulties in 1930 concluded that business.

After the death of her father Ludwig Zwieback inherited Ella Zirner Zwieback (1878-1970) the main parts of the company on the Carinthian Straße 11/15. In 1933, three rented Hussars officers led by Paul Count Palffy the part of the property at the housewares 4 (next to the biscuit-fashion store) and founded the restaurant "The Three Hussars". After the Nazi invasion and annexation of Austria in 1938, the entire property was aryanized . Ms. Zirner left with her ​​son Louis Zirner Vienna in 1938 and lived in America for many years until her death in 1970 at the age of 91 in New York City . The restaurant was Otto Horcher, a restaurateur from Berlin transferred. After the war, Ella Zirner Zwieback and her son, Louis, filed a lawsuit against the Republic of restitution . Although she received in 1951, the business of the Kärntnerstraße back, but not the rest of the property. In 1957 they sold what was left.

The Vienna Museum hosted 2001-2002. issuing "high fashion from head to toe, 1750-2001", in the home and clothing issued by Zwieback

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Ludwig Zwieback's Timeline

1844
May 24, 1844
1869
April 7, 1869
Age 24
Mezőberény, Hungary
1873
April 11, 1873
Age 28
Vienna, Austria
1878
October 12, 1878
Age 34
Vienna, Austria
1906
January 22, 1906
Age 61
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