The revolution of March 1848 13. Mar 1848

On 13 March 1848 revolution broke out in Vienna, leading to the overthrow of State Chancellor Metternich, freedom of the press and the proclamation of a constitution. The only major law passed was the act abolishing all feudal obligations on peasants, enacted on 7 September 1848. This finally removed the last remnants of the feudal state.

 

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