Which Values Unite Us Today - International Conference, 10-12 March 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria

His Imperial Highness Georg von Habsburg

Date and Place of Birth 16 December 1964, Starnberg, Federal Republic of Germany

Citizenship Austria, Hungary 

Languages native German and Spanish; near-native English, French, Hungarian; basic Italian

Home Address IV.Károly király utja 1  H – 2038 Sóskút

E-mail: habsburg64@gmail.com      

Mobile +36 30 2076631        Fax +36 23 560101

Parents Dr Otto von Habsburg (1912-2011), Regina Princess of Sachsen-Meiningen (1925-2010).                   

Family status Married to Eilika Duchess von Oldenburg. 

Children: Sophia (12.01. 2001), Ildikó (06.06.2002), Karl-Konstantin (20.07.2004)


1984 Matura Exams in Tutzing High School, Upper Bavaria.

1984 - 1985    Law studies, University of Innsbruck, Austria,

1985 Diploma, “Sociedad Cervantina”, Madrid

1986 - 1989 History and Political Sciences, “Ludwig-Maximilian University”, Munich

1989 - 1990 Spanish and Islamic History, University “Complutense “, Madrid

1990 - 1993 History, „Ludwig Maximilian University“, Munich.

Work Experience 

1987 - 1988 ZDF German Television, Department of Contemporary History and European Policy.

1989 3 months internship, News Department, Television of the Sultanate of Oman. 

1990 - 1992 Producer of documentaries on religion and politics, Markus Film, Munich.

1982 – 1992 Free-lance syndicated columnist for several European newspapers in Afghanistan,  Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Caribbean Islands - Martinique, Dominica, St. Lucia, Guadalupe, Morocco , Japan, Panama, Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Austria, Hungary  

1979, 1984, 1989. 1994 Election campaign officer for the European Parliament 

1992-1996 Head of the Budapest Office of Dr. Otto von Habsburg; Manager of Pan-European Movement, Hungary

Since 1998  Senator of the Technical University of Budapest

1993 - 1997 Director of MTM Communications (largest producer and distributor of films in Central Europe)

1996 - 2002 Member of the Board of Directors of MTM-SBS Television Inc. – TV2  (the leading commercial television station in Hungary)

Since 1996  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Hungary, Ambassador at Large in the Office of the Prime Minister

Since 1999  Member of the International Council of the “Instituto de Empresa” / Madrid

2002 - 2004  President of EUTOP Budapest

2004  Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Union Communication ( Public  Foundation)

2004 - 2012 President of the Hungarian Red Cross

2005 – 2012 Deputy Chairman of the EU Red Cross Office

Since 2006 Founder and CEO of Habsburg Consulting Kft. 

2006 - 2008 Henry Crown Fellowship-Program   The Aspen Institute

Since 2007 President of the Supervisory Board of Messer Hungarogáz (Technical Gases)

Since 201 Advisor to the Europe Zone Office of the International Federaton of the Red Cross / Red Crescent (IFRC)

Since 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board of Lapcom Zrt. 

Since 2014 President of Austrian Society for the Holy Land („Österreich.Ges.f.Heilige Land“)