The House of Kurz Austria's Chancellor on the Defensive

Investigators are looking into both Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and many of his closest allies. There have been allegations of lying under oath and of cronyism. The young head of government is facing his most difficult challenge yet.
By Walter Mayr in Vienna
15 Min.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz

Foto: Christoph Ruckstuhl / NZZ
DER SPIEGEL 25/2021
SPIEGEL International
“I will never be able to change the fact that a lot of people attack me every day."

Sebastian Kurz