Category Archives: Austria

Post-war period

Post-war period

27 April 1945 r. an independent state was proclaimed, by establishing a provisional federal government under the leadership of Karl Renner. Austria retained its borders with 1937 r., but it was divided into four zones of occupation, pozostające pod kontrolą zwycięskich

Years of reform

Years of reform

Death of Charles II, the last Habsburg of the Spanish line, it coincided with Austria's involvement in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714). As a result, Emperor Charles VI retained only the dependent Spanish possessions (m.in. The Netherlands and part of Wioch), co zmusiło

Turks and Vienna

Turks and Vienna

The rulers of the Ottoman Empire saw Vienna as “the city of the golden apple”, but not the Apfelstrudel they aimed at, when they besieged the capital of Austria twice. The first siege took place in 1529 r., when is Suleiman the Magnificent by 18 dni bezskutecznie próbował pokonać

Habsburg Dynasty

Habsburg Dynasty

The Habsburgs initially suffered several defeats (m.in. in disputes with Switzerland), but all the time they tried to strengthen their position. W 1335 r. they annexed Carinthia and the Land, a w 1363 r. Tyrol. They also had a chance to master Poland, because Jadwiga …

History of Austria

STORY

The first traces of human presence in the Danube Valley come from the Palaeolithic, as evidenced by the statue of Venus of Willendorf found in this area, whose age is determined by 25 thousand. years. W 1991 r. u stóp lodowca w Alpach Oetztalskich odkryto