Ferdinand Lacina

Ferdinand Lacina
Minister of Finance
In office
16 June 1986  6 April 1995
Prime Minister Franz Vranitzky
Preceded by Franz Vranitzky
Succeeded by Andreas Staribacher
Personal details
Born (1942-12-31) 31 December 1942[1]
Nationality Austrian
Political party Social Democratic Party of Austria
Alma mater Vienna University of Economics and Business[1]

Ferdinand Lacina (born 31 December 1942)[1] is an Austrian politician. He served as finance minister from 1986 to 1995.

Early life

Lacina was among the leading figures of the antifascist student movement of the 1960s.[2]


Lacina is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Austria.[3] He served as minister of transport and nationalized industries.[4] On 16 June 1986 he was appointed finance minister, replacing Franz Vranitzky in the post.[3][4] Franz Vranitzky led the cabinet in which Lacina was appointed.[5] Lacina successfully reduced the federal deficit to 3.2% in 1994 following a long period of consolidation.[4] Lacina's tenure lasted until 6 April 1995 when he resigned from office.[5] Andreas Staribacher succeeded him in the post.[3]

Following the retirement from politics Lacina was named the general director of the GiroCredit Bank.[6] He was also a member of Bank Medici's supervisory board.[7] Lacina is the president of the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation.[8]


  1. 1 2 3 "Who is who in the Austrian Parliament". Dipl.-Kfm. Ferdinand Lacina (in German). Republic of Austria. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  2. Matti Bunzi (2004). Symptoms of Modernity: Jews and Queers in Late-Twentieth-Century Vienna. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Retrieved 20 October 2013.  via Questia (subscription required)
  3. 1 2 3 "Austrian ministries". Rulers. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
  4. 1 2 3 Günter Bischof; Anton Pelinka; Ferdinand Karlhofer (1 January 1999). The Vranitzky Era in Austria. Transaction Publishers. p. 151. ISBN 978-1-4128-4113-9. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
  5. 1 2 "Austrian finance minister resigns". Associated Press. 29 March 1995. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
  6. "About the workshop" (PDF). University of Vienna. 2003. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
  7. Nelson D. Schwartz; Julia Werdigier (17 January 2009). "From behind the curtain, Madoff drew in victims Lawsuit sheds light on network of agents". International Herald Tribune. Retrieved 20 October 2013.  via Highbeam (subscription required)
  8. "New initiative on Central Europe created at JHU SAIS". States News Service. 10 December 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2013.  via Highbeam (subscription required)
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