Double eagles or shields found in place of the single versions of the same device in the acceptance stamp indicates the weapon was accepted during the reign of Emperor Karl 1 (Karl Franz Joseph), who ascended to the Hapsburg
Dual Monarchy following the death of Emperor Franz Joseph on November 21st, 1916.
The outstanding loyalty of the Croats to the Hapsburg
Empire was undermined when the Hungarians started to try and turn the Croats into Magyars.
The Archduke might have got out himself, but Hapsburg
pride and dignity prevented it.
Squeeze in a visit to the Hofkirche, an impressive Renaissance church where you'll find Kaiser Maximilian's memorial tomb, centuries-old court paintings and statues commissioned by the Hapsburg
One should not forget that Bohemia, the Czech heartland, was the industrial centre of the Hapsburg
monarchy, itself a prosperous entity.
What is clear from this history is that if members of the Nation were vulnerable inside the Hapsburg
imperial community due to their "foreign" and religious status, so were the Hapsburgs
as a result of their dependence on the Nation for credit and the provisioning of their colonies.
In a sense, the gesture marked payment of a historical debt, because from the time of the Counter Reformation no nation had defended Catholicism in Europe more ferociously than Austria under the Hapsburgs
DRACULA'S Castle in Romania, seized by communists in 1948, is to be handed back to the Hapsburgs
ruled Romania for a period starting in the late 17th century.
Prior to this book he wrote The Ottomans and The Hapsburgs
I travelled to the outskirts of the city to see the hugely impressive Schloss Schoenbrunn - a vast sprawling palace and the former summer residence of the imperial Hapsburgs
He did not really want to invade Hungary; he simply wanted the country to act as a neutral buffer between his own empire and the Austrian Hapsburgs
, who saw Suleiman as a threat to all of Europe.