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1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too.

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Askin died in Vienna on June 3 2005 at the age of 97. 1988: Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art
1994: Silver Medal for Service to the City of Vienna
1996: Award of the title "professor"
2001: Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art 1st class
2002: Gold Medal of Honour for Services to the city of Vienna
2003: Goldener Rathausmann of Vienna to mark the 75th anniversary
2007: Naming of Leon-Askin-Platz in Vienna-Penzing
2007: A bust of Leon Askin in Türkenschanzpark (Vienna)
2007: Plaque unveiled at Hütteldorferstrasse 349 in Vienna-Penzing to mark 100th anniversary of Askin's birth
2009: At Sechsschimmelgasse 19 in Vienna-Alsergrund a public housing block was named after him
27 May 2010: Leon-Askin-Park at Grundsteingasse in Ottakring (Vienna's 16th District) named after Askin

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