He was the wunderkind of Austrian politics: foreign minister at just 27 and the world’s youngest national leader when he became chancellor at 31.
Less than six years later, Sebastian Kurz is heading for the record books again: this week he will become the first post-war Austrian leader to face prison time when he is tried for falsely testifying before a parliamentary committee on the matter. promotion of a close colleague to a high-level position.
The ancient prodigy, who I left politics two years ago and reinvented himself as an international businessman and consultant, denies the accusations and says he looks forward to clearing his name.
“I am pleased that after almost three years of false allegations, the