Hildegard Breiner


Hildegard Breiner born Bregenz, Vorarlberg, Austria March 28, 1935. “Grand dame of Austrian grassroots environmental movement”; Anti-nuclear activist; led campaign against first nuclear plant at Zwentendorf, leading to national referendum against nuclear power 1978; major opponent of reprocessing at Wackersdorf, Bavaria; Nuclear-free Future Lifetime Achievement Award 2004.


"Endurance is the power of the powerless." (Nuclear-free Future; photo naturschutzbund.at)