Friedensreich Hundertwasser †
Friedensreich Hundertwasser was born in 1928 in Vienna, and died on February 19, 2000, on board the cruise ship Queen Elizabeth II while returning from New Zealand to Europe. He is one of the noted artists of our time, and was active for many years in the cause of ecology and environmental. Only a few weeks before his death, he became a patron of the WaterFoundation.
The Hundertwasser Foundation in Vienna kindly took over the role of patron and has been a loyal supporter of the WaterFoundation for many years.
Since 2001, the WaterFoundation regularly awards the Hundertwasser Prize.