Franz Joseph


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Franz Joseph,

emperor of Austria and king of Hungary: see Francis JosephFrancis Joseph
or Franz Joseph,
1830–1916, emperor of Austria (1848–1916), king of Hungary (1867–1916), nephew of Ferdinand, who abdicated in his favor.
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Francis and later, his grandson Franz Joseph realized that their own connoisseurship was irrelevant: what mattered was how art and cultural activity could be used to present a positive image of the dynasty.
What is certain is that, after Maximilian's sad end, the island was bought by his brother, Franz Joseph, for his son, the wretched Rudolf.
Owens, a psychologist and historian who has lectured at several universities in the US and England, traces the lives of Emperor Franz Joseph and his wife Elisabeth, the last monarchs of Austria-Hungary.
Experience a guided tour and explore attractions such as the River Danube before visiting the breathtaking city of Vienna, where you will stay at the Hotel Kaiser Franz Joseph.
Media investor Karl Habsburg-Lothringen headed the dynasty of the Habsburgs after the demise of his father Otto Habsburg-Lothringen, a direct heir to the last emperor of Austro-Hungary Karl Franz Joseph.
From the childlike thrill of the crunchy snow beneath my crampon-covered feet, to the humming chimes of the blue ice, Franz Joseph Glacier, was truly a wonder to behold.
Franz Joseph I stood up for his Jewish subjects when they were threatened by German anti-Semites.
Contents: Franz Joseph Haydn, Concerto for Two Horns and Orchestra in E[flat], hobVII/2; W.
Obviously in a book covering such a wide topic there are generalisations with which many will not agree and judgements that are far wide of the mark: Franz Joseph was not an 'ineffectual' monarch while the idea that post-1702 British history can be fully understood without reference to the monarchy is ludicrous.
She played, sang, and composed at court in Bayreuth and then at Esterhazy, and whs influenced strongly by Franz Joseph Haydn and also, arguably, by the emotional and expressive style of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach.
Several of his works have won awards, including The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph, Antisemitism: The Longest Hatred, and his most recent work, A Lethal Obsession.