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Ernst Lemberger

Ernst Lemberger, Austrian diplomat. Decorated Medal of Freedom with star (United States); Croix de Guerre with plam (France); grande croix de l’Ordre de Leopold, grande croix de l’Ordre de la Couronne (Belgium); grand cross Order Oak-leaf (Luxembourg); knight commander’s cross (badge and star) Order Merit Federal Republic Germany; commander Order Golden Cross Honor (Lower Austria). member French and Austrian underground, 1940-1945.


  • Lemberger, Ernst was born on July 9, 1906 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Adolf and Bertha (Wiesberg) Lemberger.

  • Education

    • Doctor, U. Vienna Law School, 1930.


    • Engaged in legal practice, Vienna, 1931-1936. Tourist officer, Paris, France, 1936-1939. Volunteer French Fng.

      Legion, 1939-1940; member French and Austrian underground, 1940-1945. 1st secretary embassy, Paris, 1946-1948. Counsellor embassy, Washington, 1948-1955.

      Minister Foreign Office, Vienna, 1956-1958. A.M. and P. to Brussels, 1958-1965, to Washington, 1965-1970.


    Member French and Austrian underground, 1940-1945.


    • Married Martha Wobisch, November 24, 1947. Children: Ernst Peter, Kurt Robert, Erich Walter, Gerhard Wolfgang.
    • father: Adolf Lemberger
    • mother: Bertha (Wiesberg) Lemberger
    • spouse: Martha Wobisch
    • children: Ernst Peter Lemberger
    • Kurt Robert Lemberger
    • Erich Walter Lemberger
    • Gerhard Wolfgang Lemberger
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    Born July 9, 1906
    Died December 3, 1974
    (aged 68)