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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Albert II of Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Albert II, King of the Belgians (Albert Félix Humbert Théodore Chrétien Eugène Marie), (born June 6, 1934), is the current King of the Belgians and a constitutional monarch.
Princess Mathilde, Duchess of Brabant (Mathilde Marie Christine Ghislaine de Belgique, née dUdekem dAcoz), styled HRH The Duchess of Brabant, is the wife of the heir apparent to the Belgian throne, HRH Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant.
Prince Lorenz Otto Carl Amadeus Thadeus Maria Pius Andreas Marcus dAviano of Belgium, Duke of Este, Duke of Modena, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, was born on December 16, 1955 in Clinique du Belvédère, Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de...
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 Austria - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Austria is located at the crossroads of Europe; Vienna is at the gate of the Danubian plain, and the Brenner Pass in W Austria links Germany and Italy.
Austria captured world attention in 1986 when former UN secretary-general Kurt Waldheim was elected president despite allegations that he had been involved in atrocities as a German army staff officer in the Balkans during World War II.
Austria was quickly ostracized by other EU nations because of the Freedom party's participation in the government, and Haider—who had not joined the government—subsequently resigned as party leader.
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 Monarchie - Albert II
Albert II King Albert II was born in Brussels, at the Chateau of Stuyvenberg, on 6 June 1934.
King Albert II, who was given the title of "Prince of Liège" on birth, is the son of King Leopold III and of Queen Astrid, born Princess of Sweden.
King Albert II and Queen Paola have three children: Prince Philippe (born on 15 April 1960), Princess Astrid (born on 5 June 1962) and Prince Laurent (born 19 October 1963).
www.monarchie.be /en/monarchy/history/albert_II.html   (542 words)

  
 The Austrian Flag
The flag was adopted by Friedrich II., der Streitbare, the last Babenberg as Duke of Austria in the 13th century.
According to legend, Duke Leopold V. of Austria (1157-1194) was involved in a fierce battle during the Crusades.
Austria became one of the marches (the Ostmark) of the Holy Roman Empire after the Battle of Lechfeld in 955, and was given a margrave around 960.
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 Gregory of Heimburg
After the election of Albert II of Austria, he was sent, with John of Lysura to the Council of Basle to demand that the proceedings against the pope be suspended, and then to Eugene IV at Ferrara to propose that the negotiations with the Greeks be carried on in a German city.
Gregory was present as the representative of Bavaria-Landshut, Kurmainz, and the Archduke Albert of Austria.
Sigismund of Austria, on his return from the Congress of Mantua, imprisoned Nicholas of Cusa, Bishop of Brixen, with whom he was quarrelling over certain fiefs.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/g/gregory_of_heimburg.html   (818 words)

  
 The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Austria
In 1420, King Albert V ordered the arrest of all Jews, and 270 were burnt at the strake, the rest were expelled and their property confiscated.
Joseph II encouraged assimilation, and Jews were permitted to attend schools and universities, and could serve in the army.
After the death of Joseph II many of the restrictions against Jews were re-introduced, forcing Jewish children to attend Christian schools and only permitting prayer in "the language of the state." After the 1848 revolution, however, a number of Jews were elected to the Parliament.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Austria.html   (1403 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Albert II of Habsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Albert II Habsburg (1397 - 1439), German ruler, king of Bohemia and Hungary, and (as Albert V) duke of Austria, was born on August 10, 1397, the son of Albert IV of Habsburg, duke of Austria.
Albert succeeded to the duchy of Austria on his father's death in 1404.
When Sigismund died in 1437, Albert was crowned king of Hungary on January 1, 1438, and although crowned king of Bohemia six months later, he was unable to obtain possession of the country.
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 Habsburg - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Rulers of Austria (as dukes 1282–1453, archdukes 1453–1804, and emperors 1804–1918),
Albert I (Albrecht I), son of Rudolph I and brother of the above, duke from 1282 - 1308; was Holy Roman Emperor from 1298 - 1308.
Maria Theresa of Austria, Habsburg heiress and wife of emperor Francis I Stephen, reigned as Archduchess of Austria and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia 1740 - 1780.
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 Wikinfo | Albert II of Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Albert II (Albert Félix Humbert Théodore Christian Eugène Marie) (born June 6, 1934), is the reigning King of the Belgians.
Prince Albert was sent to the exclusive Swiss private school, Institute Le Rosey for his pre-university education.
Albert II was sworn into office on August 9, 1993 nine days after the death of his brother, King Baudouin.
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 Albert, II Biography
The sixth king of the Belgians, Albert II (born 1934), succeeded to the throne upon the death of his brother, Baudoin, July 31, 1993.
The serene aura of King Albert II's Belgium was marred in 1996 by a series of unsettling scandals in the region.
King Albert II and the members of the royal family take a deep interest in social and humanitarian issues including health care, wildlife, and the environment.
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 Philip Hulse - Margaret of Huntingdon
King Andras II of Hungary was born in 1176.
Bela II of Hungary was born in 1108.
King Geza II of Hungary was born in 1130.
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 AUSTRIA - HUNGARY
Austria began as a frontier land of Charlemagne's empire and rose to be the chief German state, ruling many neighboring peoples.
Austria's rise to power began with the Babenberg dynasty, which began when Leopold I became Margrave of Austria in 976.
As far as Austria was concerned, the powers accepted the Pragmatic Sanction; and Frederick the Great ratified the election of Maria Theresa's consort, Francis I of Lorraine, as Holy Roman emperor.
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 History of Germany and its German Heritage
The most important of these was Austria, which his son Albert received with the title of duke; and from this time dates the rise of Austria and the House of Hapsburg.
In 1438 Albert II of Austria was elected emperor, and from this time until the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire the crown was regarded as hereditary in the Hapsburg family, although the electors always made a formal choice.
Charles bestowed the Austria possessions of the House of Hapsburg on his brother Ferdinand, who may be said to have founded the monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
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 Nathaniel Atwood - Elizabeth Aylesworth
Holy Roman Emperor Albert II of Austria was born in 1397.
Anne of Austria was born on 22 Sep 1601.
She was married to Eudes II of Blois.
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 AllRefer.com - Albert II, Holy Roman Emperor (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Albert II 1397–1439, Holy Roman Emperor, king of Hungary and Bohemia (1438–39), duke of Austria (1404–38).
Albert was unable to suppress the Bohemian revolts (see Hussite Wars) and subsequently died on a disastrous campaign against the Turks.
With Albert began the lasting Hapsburg rule over the Holy Roman Empire.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/Albert2HRE.html   (195 words)

  
 Hungary: History
Andrew II to grant the Golden Bull (the “Magna Carta of Hungary”), which limited the king's power to alienate his authority to the magnates and established the beginnings of a parliament.
Louis II was defeated and killed by the Turks under Sulayman the Magnificent in the battle of
Joseph II, who had wanted to make German the sole language of administration and to abolish the Hungarian counties, had to be withdrawn.
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 Notes on Revelation--Eclipse Path--Germany
During World War II, approximately 150 branches of the main camp established in southern Germany and Austria were also called "Dachau." The main camp consisted of 32 huts in two rows, surrounded by an electrified fence, in which there was a gate surmounted by the slogan Arbeit macht frei ("Labor Liberates").
In 1255 it was chosen as the residence of the Wittelsbach family, the dukes of Bavaria; it later became (1506) the capital of the dukedom.
Duke Albert gave the Munich synagogue (in the modern Gruftgasse) to Johann Hartlieb, a physician, and it was subsequently converted into a church.
www.metrocast.net /~moza/germany.htm   (6592 words)

  
 Central Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Western civilization owes an enormous debt to Janos Hunyadi; when Sultan Mohammed II sought to capitalize on his conquest of Constantinople by a campaign through the Balkans and into central Europe, Hunyadi stopped him cold at the seige of Belgrade (1456), with a mixed force of professional troops and untrained levies.
They long served Austria and the Empire and were raised to the status of Princes of the Holy Roman Empire in 1608.
To Switzerland thereafter (Bellinzona district to 1798, Canton of Lugano 1798-1803, Canton of Ticino from 1803.)
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 1298 - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
July 2 - The Battle of Göllheim is fought between Albert I of Habsburg and Adolf of Nassau-Weilburg.
A fire causes severe damage to the Palace of Westminster.
December 12 - Albert II of Austria (died 1358)
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 CBS News | Austria Joins Probe of Secret CIA Flights
Austria's army scrambled fighter jets to make contact with the plane's pilot but did not suspect anything wrong at the time, and the government lodged no diplomatic protests, Wolf said.
Peter Pilz, an official in charge of security issues for Austria's Green Party, criticized the military's handling of the incident, contending that sending up the jets and taking no further action amounted to providing an "honor escort" for the CIA plane.
Josef Cap, floor leader in parliament for the opposition Social Democratic Party, called for a meeting of Austria's national Security Council to determine whether the politically neutral nation's airspace was violated by CIA overflights.
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Casimir was the third of thirteen children born on October 5, 1458 at Cracow, Poland.
His father was King Casimir IV of Poland and his mother, Elizabeth, was the daughter of Emperor Albert II of Austria.
Casimir was the third son, and a very holy man named Jan Dlugosz tutored him and his two brothers, Ladislaus and John.
www.christdesert.org /public_graphics/martyrology/names/c/casimir.txt   (386 words)

  
 The History of Europe And the Ch
Pope Urban II exhorts Christians throughout Europe to come to the aid of the Byzantine Emperor, who is threatened by advancing Turks, and to free holy Jerusalem from the “legions of Antichrist” the Moslems.
In 1215 Frederick II is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Innocent III.
In 1438, the Habsburg Albert II of Austria is made king of Germany.
www.originofnations.org /history_of_europe_and_the_church.htm   (17176 words)

  
 News from Austria, No. 20/97   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium paid a state visit to Austria between October 7 and 9.
According to the EU Commission's economic forecast for the autumn of 1997, published on October 14, Austria could be among the initial round of participants in the European Economic and Monetary Union along with Germany, France and eleven other EU member states.
Austria easily complies with key Maastricht convergence criteria with its budget deficits of 2.8% of GDP in 1997 and 2.6% in 1998 and its declining rate of indebtedness (66.1% in 1997, 65.6% in 1998 and 64.8% in 1999).
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 Albert II (Holy Roman Empire) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Albert II (Holy Roman Empire) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Albert II (Holy Roman Empire) (1397-1439), Holy Roman Emperor (1438-1439) and duke of Austria (1404-1439) as Albert V. He inherited the duchy in...
When Sigismund died without an heir, the electors unanimously chose his Habsburg son-in-law Albert of Austria, who became emperor as Albert II in...
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 Monarchie - King Albert II
King Albert II Queen Paola Queen Fabiola Prince Philippe Princess Mathilde Princess Astrid Prince Lorenz Prince Laurent Princess Claire Birthdays
King Albert II King Albert II was born in Brussels, at the Chateau of Stuyvenberg, on 6 June 1934.
King Albert II, who was given the title of "Prince of Liège" on birth, is the son of King Leopold III nd of Queen Astrid, born Princess of Sweden.
www.monarchie.be /en/family/albert/cv.html   (557 words)

  
 Victor Emmanuel II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Victor Emanuel II VICTOR EMMANUEL II (1820-1878) First king (1861-1878) of united Italy and last king of Piedmont-Sardinia (1849-1861).
Victor Emmanuel succeeded his father Charles Albert to the throne of Piedmont-Sardinia on March 24, 1849, following the abdication of Charles Albert after two humiliating defeats (1848 and 1849) by Austria.
The first task to face the young, inexperienced monarch was making peace with Austria, which he successfully achieved by August 6, 1849, with the signing of the Treaty of Milan.
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 William Tell, the legendary national hero of Switzerland
The legendary national hero of Switzerland, whose deeds appear to be an invention of the 15th century and are paralleled in numerous European myths and legends.
The story is that Tell was the champion of the Swiss in the struggle against Albert II, Duke of Austria.
Tell refused to salute the cap of Gessler, Albert's tyrannical steward and bailiff of Uri, and for his act of independence was sentenced to shoot with his bow and arrow an apple on the head of his own son.
www.occultopedia.com /t/tell_william.htm   (605 words)

  
 1358 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
June 7 - Ashikaga Takauji, Ashikaga shogun (born 1305)
August 16 - Duke Albert II of Austria (born 1298)
August 22 - Isabella of France, queen of Edward II of England (born 1295)
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/August 16
1942 - World War II: The two-person crew of the U.S. naval blimp L-8 disappears without a trace on a routine anti-submarine patrol over the Pacific Ocean.
1972 - The Royal Moroccan Air Force fires upon, but fails to bring down, Hassan II of Morocco's plane while he is traveling back to Rabat.
1358 - Duke Albert II of Austria (b.
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 Luxembourg Sovereigns
great-nephew of Charles II Maximilian Emanuel of Bavaria
son of Guillaume II Nassau-Weilburg Dynasty (from 1890)
Note: Guillaume I, Guillaume II, and Guillaume III were also Kings of the Netherlands.
www.luxcentral.com /LuxDukes.html   (70 words)

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