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Schwarzenegger's great grandfather allegedly built roads in Kazakhstan

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Schwarzenegger's great grandfather allegedly built roads in Kazakhstan

Austrian scientists believe that great grandfather of Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Austrian-American actor and former Governor of California, might have been engaged in road construction in Kazakhstan’s eastern city of Ust-Kamenogorsk, Life reports.


Schwarzenegger’s great grandfather might get into Kazakh mountains over the period of the First World War, concluded Austrian historians in a documentary “In The Footsteps Of Austrian Prisoners Of War”.

The project authors investigate the developments followed the First World War. Having examined the documents, the scientists headed for eastern Kazakhstan, where they learned that one of its mountain roads there was built by Austrian prisoners of war at the beginning of the last century.

There is also an Austrian cemetery in the neighborhood with 30 graves. The scientists believe that among the Austrians building the roads was Schwarzenegger's great grandfather, who was taken prisoner during the First World War.

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