Former Green party chief Alexander Van der Bellen has been elected Austrian president, Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka says after all votes were counted.
The 72-year-old former professor of economics received 50.3 per cent of the votes.
His rival, far-right Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer, received 49.7 per cent.
Van der Bellen will succeed current president Heinz Fischer beginning July 8.
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