|Birth:||11 November 1907|
Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (now Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania)
|Death:||21 July 2015|
Pettenbach, Upper Austria, Austria
|Age:||107 years, 250 days|
Gunter Fronius [Romanian:Günter Fronius] (11 November 1907 – 21 July 2015) was a Romanian-Austrian centenarian, entrepreneur, and the founder of Fronius International GmbH.
He was born in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (now Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania) on 11 November 1907. He obtained his engineering degree from Breslau University of Technology in 1945.
A Transylvanian Saxon, Fronius holds the honorific professional title of Kommerzialrat for "long-standing Merit to the Republic of Austria". In 2007 he was presented with the Julius Raab Medal, the highest Austrian award for economics, by Dr. Josef Puhringer, Governor of Upper Austria, on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
Fronius died in Pettenbach, Upper Austria, Austria on 21 July 2015 at the age of 107 years, 250 days.
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