Five famous Austrians

In the run-up to Monocle's annual Quality of Life conference in Vienna on April 15-17, I look at five Austrians that define their country and its capital.

This series was first broadcast on The Globalist on Monocle 24, 11-15 April

Outgoing President Heinz Fischer

Celebrated Oscar-winning film director Michael Haneke

Footballer David Alaba, the star of both the Austrian national team and German Bundesliga side Bayern Munich

Pop star, drag queen and soft power supremo Conchita Wurst

Architecture giant Wolf D. Prix

The Monocle Quality of Life Conference at Vienna's Palais Ferstel

The Monocle Quality of Life Conference at Vienna's Palais Ferstel