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Date of Birth:
August 26, 1947
Wolfgang Petritsch is an Austrian diplomat. He was born to a Carinthian Slovene family in Klagenfurt and spent his childhood in a partially Slovenian, partially German-speaking environment. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Vienna and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Petritsch’s reflections on international affairs have been published extensively in the world’s leading newspapers and he is the author or co-author of several books, including most recently Bosnia and Herzegovina: From Dayton to Europe and the Long Road to Peace: Kosovo and the International Community, 1989-2004.