With the death of Crown Prince Rudolf the succession of the dynasty had to be settled anew. Conflict within the ...
Decline and Fall
1889–1918
Not all Habsburgs were granted the privilege of breathing their last in peace and quiet. Some had to pay for ...
Died of Unnatural Causes
1863–1918
Where once the city walls of Vienna had stood was now the scene of a huge construction boom: public buildings ...
Architectural Splendour
1857–1913
Elisabeth is considered today the most popular Habsburg throughout the world. Her unconventional lifestyle and multifaceted biography, abbreviated to catchphrases ...
13 March 1848 – Revolution in the imperial capital. Metternich’s rigid system collapsed. The once influential statesman had to flee ...
The Battle for a Political Voice
13.3.1848–30.10.1918
‘Leading service provider with 600 years of experience and illustrious client base seeks new team recruit. Do you have an ...
Downstairs and Upstairs
1848–1913
The love of peace is alleged to have been a typical Habsburg family characteristic. The innumerable wars waged during its ...
War and Peace
1830–1918
The nineteenth century: the age of inventions, industrialization and progress – but actual development did not take place in quite ...
The Production of Progress
1815–1913
Everything is new, everything is quick, everything is good? That is what contemporaries may well have thought in view of ...
The Monarchy Becomes Modern
1815–1913
The members of the imperial family had no need to worry about money, at least if they kept to certain ...
Money Does (Not) Matter
1815–1918
The conservative states of Europe could breathe again – Napoleon had had his day. The Habsburgs reacquired all the territories ...
Reigns and Rulers VII
1814–1918
In 1809, after divorcing his wife Josephine because she was no longer able to bear children, Napoleon set about finding ...
Napoleon and Marie Louise
11.3.1810–1815
Little commemorates the people who populated the Habsburg Monarchy – in contrast to those who ruled over them. The power ...
The Habsburg monument cult
1.1.1800–1.1.1938
In the Habsburg Monarchy the people had been vigorously demanding a constitution, or regulated body of laws, since 1848. But ...
The Monarchy in Upheaval
14.7.1789–1910

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