NASSAU, ADOLF, RITTER VON:
Austrian journalist; born at Pohrlitz, Moravia, Dec. 25, 1834; educated at Vienna. He became stenographer to the Austrian Parliament, and later joined the staff of the "Presse" as parliamentary reporter. When the "Neue Freie Presse" was founded Nassau joined its editorial staff. In 1871 he purchased the "Presse," continuing to be chief editor and proprietor until the Länderbank bought the paper in 1877, when he retired from public life. Nassau has since lived in Vienna.
- Eisenberg, Das Geistige Wien, i., s.v.