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Habsburg,

family: see HapsburgHapsburg
or Habsburg
, ruling house of Austria (1282–1918). Rise to Power

The family, which can be traced to the 10th cent., originally held lands in Alsace and in NW Switzerland. Otto (d.
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Habsburg

(häps`bo͝orkh), castle, Aargau canton, N Switzerland, near the Aare River. Built c.1030, it served during the 12th and 13th cent. as the seat of the counts of Habsburg or HapsburgHapsburg
or Habsburg
, ruling house of Austria (1282–1918). Rise to Power

The family, which can be traced to the 10th cent., originally held lands in Alsace and in NW Switzerland. Otto (d.
..... Click the link for more information.
, whose name derives from the castle [Ger. Habichtsburg=hawk's castle].
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Genealogists ran their ads in the classifieds, and every other fortune-teller would persuade those willing to part with enough coin that their forebearers inhabited the Habsburg court in the 19th century or descended from families of palatines and earls.
Gregg focuses on painted city views as as examples of how rulers and their followers used artistic and literary genres to portray legitimacy and virtue in the political bargaining of the Habsburg and Medici courts.
Wess Mitchell shows how the Habsburgs successfully managed and outlasted numerous great power challenges across multiple fronts and with limited resources -- and how the Habsburg model can usefully inform American strategy today," says Colin Dueck, author of " The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today ," in comments published in the Princeton University Press website.
Its representatives took part in the famed Berlin Conference of 1885 that inaugurated the so-called European 'Scramble for Africa' in the late nineteenth century, but the Habsburg Dual Monarchy engaged in no formal colonial ventures of its own.
The veil of secrecy that followed Mary's death was so clinical, however, that her name would not appear in any Viennese newspaper for 29 years, until the curtain finally fell on the Habsburg monarchy in 1918.
The chief failing of the Habsburg army was its poverty and lack of drive.
Like the EU, though, the Habsburg Empire ran into trouble because it had a centralising tendency that often rubbed its subjects up the wrong way.
Cohen (Professor of Modern Central European history at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) "Understanding Multiculturalism: The Habsburg Central European Experience" is comprised of nine major essays offering a nuanced analysis of the multifaceted cultural experience of Central Europe under the late Habsburg monarchy and beyond.
Among the more interesting have been Simon Winder's amusing if wholly anecdotal Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe, and Adam Kozuchowski's postmortem, The Afterlife of Austria-Hungary: The Image of the Habsburg Monarchy in Interwar Europe.
22 (BNA): The Royal Habsburg Family and the Hollabrunn City Council awarded the Order of the Golden Merit to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa in recognition of his efforts to protect societies, support charities and humanitarian activities and advocate peace.