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Schönbrunn

(shönbro͝on`), former imperial palace in Vienna, built during the reigns of Emperor Charles VI and Maria Theresa. Mainly designed by Fischer von ErlachFischer von Erlach, Johann Bernhard
, 1656–1723, the leading Austrian baroque architect. After studying in Rome he returned to Vienna. In 1705 he was appointed imperial court architect.
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, it is a splendid example of Austrian baroque. Its beautiful park, emulating Versailles, has a large zoological and botanical garden. Both palace and park were damaged during World War II. By the Peace of Schönbrunn (1809), imposed by Napoleon INapoleon I
, 1769–1821, emperor of the French, b. Ajaccio, Corsica, known as "the Little Corporal." Early Life

The son of Carlo and Letizia Bonaparte (or Buonaparte; see under Bonaparte, family), young Napoleon was sent (1779) to French military schools at
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, Austria temporarily lost W Galicia to the grand duchy of Warsaw, and Illyria to France.
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The Vienna Philharmonic holds an annual free concert in late spring in Schonbrunn Palace gardens.
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Join an optional city tour to view the sights of this famous city, including Schonbrunn Palace, regarded as one of the most important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in the country.