Marchfeld

Marchfeld

(märkh`fĕlt'), plain, NE Austria, NE of Vienna, between the Danube and the Morava (Ger. March) rivers, on the border of Slovakia. A strategic approach to Vienna, it was the site of several important battles. In 1260, Ottocar II of Bohemia defeated Bela IV of Hungary on the Marchfeld, and in 1278, Ottocar was defeated and slain by the forces of Rudolf I of the house of Hapsburg. In 1809, Napoleon I was defeated on the Marchfeld at Aspern by Archduke Charles, but was victorious at Wagram.
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Prior information notice without call for competition: Improved Danube flood protection for Vienna - Marchfeld protection dam: earthworks, building master and recultivation works
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A view of the gallery displaying a set of chintz bed hangings, 18th century, from Marchfeld Castle, Vienna.
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The fountain is part of the castle Hof in Marchfeld, the state of Lower Austria.
In 1278, Rudolph IV of Habsburg defeated the Magyars at the Battle of Marchfeld, and occupied the Danubian basin.
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Das barocke Amerikabild in den habsburgischen Landern (exposicion, Schlosshof im Marchfeld, 10 de mayo-13 de septiembre de 1992).
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Peering through his telescope, Rainer Raab scans the fields of Marchfeld, an agricultural area northeast of Vienna.
With the end of the male Babenberg line in 1246 the way was left open for Rudolf of Habsburg to retrieve their lands from the Bohemian interloper Ottokar in battle at Marchfeld near Vienna.