Johann Breitwieser Breitwieser-Schani

News and Changes in 2018 and 2019

Here you can read up on the news and changes at in 2018 and 2019.

recent news - 2022/23 - 2020/21 - 2016/17 - 2015 - up to 2015

Another two Articles on Schani's Funeral

These two new newspaper transcriptions round up the reports on Schani's funeral.
23 December 2019

Schani Online

We have a new page Schani Online to point you to another informative site on Mr Breitwieser.
11 November 2019

Articles on Schani's Funeral

Two new newspaper transcriptions, this time on Schani's funeral.
8 September 2019

Article on Schani in Kikeriki

One of us Schani friends has found yet another article in the online archive of the National Library. Thank you, Gerhard Zauner.
28 July 2019

Articles - 100th Anniversary of Schani's Death

There are two new articles published to mark the 100th anniversary of Schani's death.
3 April 2019

Candle for Schani

To mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Schani Breitwieser a little group gathered at Meidlinger Friedhof cemetery.
2 April 2019

100th Anniversary

Today is the 100th anniversary of Schani's death. If you are new to this site browse a bit, if you are a regular light a candle.
1 April 2019

Books Update

Our list of books with info on Schani now includes Wolfgang Maderthaner's »Österreich. 99 Dokumente, Briefe und Urkunden«.
1 April 2019

E-Book Update

Just in time for the 100th anniversary of his death on April 1 our e-book has been updated to version 1.0.2.
31 March 2019

Schani on TV

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of his death TV station W24 published a video called Schani Breitwieser: »Der beste Einbrecher den wir hatten«. (The best burglar we ever had.)
30 March 2019

Egon Erwin Kisch

The article »Wie der Einbrecher Breitwieser erschossen wurde« is now online here at
28 March 2019

All Pages

In preparation for the 100th anniversary of Schani's death all pages were brought up-to-date.
28 March 2019

New Transcriptions

Two new transcriptions of articles from 28 July 1918.
23 December 2018

New Transcription

The next article in easier-to-read standard print is from Reichspost on 23 July 1919.
3 November 2018

New Transcriptions

We have more transcriptions this year. These are from 29 June and 27 July 1918.
25 June 2018