The architects Ferdinand Fellner (1847–1916) and Hermann Helmer (1849–1919) had built almost 50 theatres across the...

Vienna – The Volkstheater

14. Sep 1889

Opened in 1748, the ‘Royal Theatre beside the Palace’ performed a repertoire of Italian operas, French dramas,...

Vienna – The Burgtheater

14. Oct 1888

The Crown of St Wenceslas (Czech: Svatováclavská koruna) is the crown of the Kingdom of Bohemia and named...

The Crown of St Wenceslas

1526–1918

Built around 1720 in the game-rich wetland forests bordering the Danube, this Baroque hunting lodge was a favourite...

Schloss Eckartsau

1918

The death of Emperor Franz Joseph in 1916 after a reign of sixty-eight years marked the symbolic end of the Monarchy...

The assassination of the heir to the Austrian throne at Sarajevo brought the long-standing political tensions to the...

World War I, 1914–1918

28. Jul 1914–12. Nov 1918

13 May 1888 saw the unveiling of a large monument situated between the two Court Museums as part of the Ringstrasse...

The Maria Theresa Monument

1874–13. May 1888

Located to the east of Spitzbergen in the northern Arctic Ocean, this archipelago was discovered in 1873 by the...

Franz Josef Land

1873

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