Some Yugoslavs thought that the Habsburgs
were exacting their long-planned revenge on Serbia.
was born November 20, 1912 in Wartholz Castle, Lower Austria.
Geza von Habsburg
, Faberge Curator, Virginia Fine Arts Museum; independent art historian, curator, author, lecturer.
In the Thirty Years' War--which in the Graubunden pitted Habsburg
Austria and Spain against Venice and France--the religiously mixed and politically open region offered great possibilities for someone like Jenatsch who was religiously flexible and ruthlessly ambitious.
Stevan Stratimirovic, the Karlovci Metropolitan from 1790 to 1836, and the head of the Serbian Church in the Habsburg
Monarchy, was one of those Serbs dreaming about national freedom, independence, and unification.
The recent exhibitions, Heroic Armor of the Renaissance (1998) and Parures triomphales (2003), redress notions regarding the rich symbolism of armor, as does Braden Frieder's Chivalry and the Perfect Prince, a thoroughly researched study of the context and meaning of Renaissance armor and weapons at the Spanish Habsburg
court, set against the backdrop of chivalric tournaments, jousts, courtly festivals, entertainments, martial spectacles, and royal entries.
Stalin established a brutal second successor empire to the Habsburgs
, tearing Mitteleuropa away from its dense ties with the West and converting and reducing it into being merely Eastern Europe.
But his great, great, grand-nephew, Archduke Ferdinand von Habsburg
, 39, is an up-to-date music fan and has met the Franz Ferdinand boys backstage.
recognizes that after 1620 Bohemia's ethos was replaced by Baroque Catholicism, backed up by Habsburg
Bridging history:; Fishermen's Bastion in Budapest, above, and the Danube river; Winter outing: Savour the festive season by wrapping up warm and taking a walk through the Habsburg
splendour of historic Zagreb and its beautiful parks
Otto von Habsburg
, 86, said Japan should play a central role as a "peaceful superpower" of the future.
In Tu felix Austria nube (a line from an Ovidian motto traditionally invoked in connection with Habsburg
weddings), Sommer-Mathis draws on a vast array of primary sources (librettos, diplomatic correspondence, diaries, official descriptions of festivities).