6 March 2017

Alexander Van der Bellen, the Austrian Federal President, visits the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

On 3 March 2017 Alexander van der Bellen visited the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

Uwe Neumärker, Director of the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, greeted the Federal President and after a brief introduction in the Field of Stelae and after laying a wreath there Van der Bellen was guided through the exhibition in the Information Centre.

At the end of the tour Van der Bellen signed the visitors` book and gave his appreciation for the personal tour.

Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen laid a wreath at the Field of Stelae, Photo: Stiftung Denkmal

Alexander Van der Bellen in the the Field of Stelae, Photo: Stiftung Denkmal

The Federal President with his wife Doris Schmidauer and Uwe Neumärker, the Director of the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, in the Field of Stelae, Photo: Stiftung Denkmal

The Federal President with his wife Doris Schmidauer and Uwe Neumärker, the Director of the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, in the Documentation Centre, Photo: Stiftung Denkmal

The Federal President with his wife Doris Schmidauer signing the visitors`book, Photo: Stiftung Denkmal