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Austrian statesman; born at Vienna June 11, 1846. After graduating from the Vienna University (LL.D.) he established himself as a lawyer, becoming soon afterward attachedto the Ministry of Commerce. From February, 1891, to November, 1893, he was minister of finance in the cabinet of Taaffe. In 1894 he was appointed president of the Supreme Court of the Austrian Empire, which position he still holds (1905). He has embraced Christianity.

Steinbach is the author of the following works: Rechtskenntnisse des Publikums" (1878); "Eigenthum an Briefen nach Oesterreichischem Rechte" (1879); "Stellung der Versicherung im Privatrechte" (1883); "Erwerb und Beruf" (1896): "Rechtsgeschäfte der Wirtschaftlichen Organization" (1897); "Moral als Schranke des Rechtserwerbes" (1898); "Zur Friedensbewegung" (1899); "Treue und Glaube im Verkehr"(1900); "Der Staat und die Modernen Privatmonopole" (1903).

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