Wolf In der Maur
BornWolf von In der Maur auf Strelburg und zu Freifeld
2 March 1924
Klagenfurt am Wörthersee,
First Austrian Republic
Died17 March 2005
Vienna, Austria
Noble familyIn der Maur
FatherGilbert von In der Maur
MotherCountess Maria Gertrude Valeska Rosa Aloisia Barbo von Waxenstein

Wolf von In der Maur auf Strelberg und zu Freifeld, also known as Wolf In der Mauer or Wolf Indermaur, (March 2, 1924 – March 17, 2005) was an Austrian journalist, television director[1] and news editor.

Early life and family

Wolf In der Maur was born on March 2, 1924 in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, First Austrian Republic[2] into the Tyrolese noble family In der Maur zu Strelburg und Freifeld.[3] He was the son of Gilbert von In der Maur and Countess Maria Gertrude Valeska Rosa Aloisia Barbo von Waxenstein. His paternal grandfather was Carl von In der Maur. His maternal grandfather was Count Josef Anton Barbo von Waxenstein. He was the paternal great-grandson of Heinrich Ritter von Kogerer and maternal great-grandson of Count Joseph Emanuel Barbo von Waxenstein. In der Maur's parents later divorced and his mother remarried to Count Marino Pace von Friedensberg.[4]


After graduating from his studies, In der Maur served from 1942–1945 in the German military war service as a lieutenant. After World War II he worked as a journalist, theater director, and a freelance employee at the Klagenfurt station. After 1945 he served in the Landtag of Carinthia. In 1947 he was a correspondent for various German and Austrian newspapers, later also publishing several industrial magazines. From 1949 to 1958 he was a public relations manager of the Dr. Hans Neuner shoe and leather factory in Klagenfurt.

He served as chief editor of the Wochenpresse from 1959 until 1961. In 1962 he began working for the newspaper Die Presse, where he became chief of the service, then managing director, and finally editor.[5] In 1974, In der Maur moved to the ORF where he became the radio director under Otto Oberhammer. He worked as a television announcer for FS 1 from 1979–1984. In 1977 he co-founded the Austrian Journalist Club with Günther Nenning.[6]

In 1985 he was awarded the Decoration of Merit in Gold for the Republic of Austria.[7]

Personal life

In der Maur died on March 17, 2005 in Vienna.[8]


Some of In der Maur's publications include:[9]


  1. ^ "Oscar Josef Werner". Geni.com. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  2. ^ Groeg, Otto J. (1978). Who's who in Austria. Intercontinental Book and Publishing Company. p. 206.
  3. ^ "Wolf In der Maur - Munzinger Biographie". Munzinger.de. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Maria Gertrude Valeska Rosa Aloisia Barbo von Waxenstein". Geni.com. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Wolf In der Maur wird 80". Der Standard. 10 March 2004. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  6. ^ "in der Maur, Wolf". Austria-forum.org. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  7. ^ Bundeskanzler Anfragebeantwortung (PDF) (in German), Vienna: Österreichisches Parlament, 23 April 2012, p. 748
  8. ^ "Wolf In der Maur". News.at. 15 December 2005. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek". Portal.dnb.de. Retrieved 14 February 2019.