Daily Archives: May 4, 2013

Austria ~ Republic

AUSTRIA ~ Republic Country of west central Europe, much of it Alpine, the lower lands being crossed by the River Danube. 1. Origins.   At the end of the Great War in 1918, Austria-Hungary fell apart.  On 30th October the German … Continue reading

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Austria ~ Hereditary Lands

AUSTRIA ~ Hereditary Lands   Die ERBLANDE. The lands of the House of Habsburg which were held by hereditary right.   Until the 17th century these consisted of lands in the south of the Holy Roman Empire, extending from Alsace to Carinthia, … Continue reading

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