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  Archduke Eugen
Archduke Eugen, the younger brother of Archduke Friedrich was born on the 23rd May 1863 at Groß-Seelowitz in Moravia as the son of Archduke Karl Ferdinand and the Archduchess Elisabeth.
Archduke Eugen still enjoyed high renown and at the end of the war at the beginning of November 1918, the idea of Eugen becoming a regent was introduced.
In a solemn funeral ceremony on the 6th of January 1955, Archduke Eugen was laid to rest in the St. Jakobskirche at Innsbruck next to Archduke Maximilian III.
www.austro-hungarian-army.co.uk /biog/erzeugen.htm   (1459 words)

  Archduke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title of Archduke (German: Erzherzog) was invented in the Privilegium Maius, a 14th century forgery initiated by Duke Rudolf IV of Austria.
Originally, it was meant to denote the ruler of the Archduchy of Austria, in an effort to put that ruler on par with the electorships, as Austria had been passed over in the Golden Bull of 1356, where the electorships had been assigned.
From the 16th century onward, archduke or its female form, archduchess, came to be used by all the members of the House of Habsburg, similar to the title Prince in many other royal houses.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archduke   (544 words)

 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Franz Ferdinand was born in Graz, Austria, the eldest son of Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (younger brother of Emperor Franz Josef) and of his second wife, Princess Maria Annunciata of the Two Sicilies.
Sophie was a lady-in-waiting to Archduchess Isabella, wife of Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen.
In fact, the Archduke was one of the leading advocates of maintaining the peace within the Austro-Hungarian government during both the Bosnian Crisis of 1908-1909 and the Balkan Wars Crises of 1912-1913.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archduke_Franz_Ferdinand_of_Austria   (990 words)

 ';'Archduke Charles'
'Archduke Charles' was described by Thomas Rivers, a 19th Century rose authority, as being as "changeable as a chameleon." This statement was prompted by the fact that the petals change color as the blooms age.
A hedge of 'Archduke Charles' will appear bi-colored in the spring and fall but will appear to be crimson in the heat of the summer.
'Archduke Charles' was named for the father of the Emperor Franz Joseph, the longest serving ruler in European history.
www.ph-rose-gardens.com /00207.htm   (433 words)

 Archduke articles on Encyclopedia.com
Hapsburg, Otto von HAPSBURG, OTTO VON [Hapsburg, Otto von] 1912-, Austrian archduke and former pretender to the Austro-Hungarian throne, son of Emperor Charles I and Empress Zita.
As the Austrian archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, he was denied a share in the imperial government by his reactionary brother, Emperor Francis Joseph.
Philip I PHILIP I [Philip I] (Philip the Handsome), 1478-1506, Spanish king of Castile (1506), archduke of Austria, titular duke of Burgundy, son of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and Mary of Burgundy.
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 First World War.com - Who's Who - Gavrilo Princip
Princip was one of three men sent by Dragutin Dimitrijevic, the chief of the Intelligence Department in the Serbian Army and head of the Black Hand, to assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, during his visit to Sarajevo on 28 June 1914.
Franz Ferdinand arrived in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914, a Sunday, and was met at the railway station by General Potiorek, to be taken on to the city hall for the reception and speeches.
His bullets struck the Archduke in the neck and his wife, Sophie, who was travelling with him, in the abdomen.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/princip.htm   (806 words)

 www.madaboutbeethoven.com - Beethoven's patrons - Rudolph   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archduke Rudolph, youngest son of Emperor Leopold II and youngest brother of Emperor Franz, was Beethoven's greatest patron.
Archduke Rudolph asked Beethoven in March 1819 to compose a piece to be played at his enthronement as Archbishop of Olmütz a year later.
Archduke Rudolph was an epileptic and sickly man; original plans for him to join the army were abandoned in favour of a less strenuous career in the church.
www.madaboutbeethoven.com /pages/people_and_places/people_patrons/people_patrons_rudolph.htm   (470 words)

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The trifling force of two thousand men under Rivas--all that the archduke then had in that province--and the sconces and earthworks which had been constructed around Ostend to impede the movements and obstruct the supplies of the garrison, would be utterly powerless to prevent the consummation of the plan.
Thousands of hoarse voices greeted the eloquence of the archdukes with rude acclamations, while the discharge of arquebus and volleys of cannon testified to the martial ardour with which the troops were inspired; none being more enthusiastic than the late mutineers.
The archduke paused; for he, too, could not be certain, on observing the resolute front thus presented to him, that he was not about to engage the whole of the States' army.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/4/8/8/4884/4884.txt   (19688 words)

 Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, 1914
The victims, Archduke Franz Ferdinand - heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and his wife Sophie, were in the Bosnian city in conjunction with Austrian troop exercises nearby.
At that, I seized the Archduke by the collar of his uniform, to stop his head dropping forward and asked him if he was in great pain.
Brook-Shepard, Gordon, Archduke of Sarajevo (1984); Dedijer, Vladimir, The Road To Sarajevo (1966); Morton, Frederick, Thunder At Twilight (1989).
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /duke.htm   (943 words)

 Franz Ferdinand - Uncyclopedia
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was born in Taiwan in 1933 to parents of Slavic origin.
What the public didn't suspect that their music was laced with the mythology of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and through brainwave modulation techniques, listeners were slowly hypnotised into a frenzied state of Franz worship.
Founded by Alan Milburn in 1477 after Milburn observed Archduke travelling through time, one of his first acts was to steal the time machine and use it to found the sect, name the duke, and set up an online store front retailing Franz Ferdinand attire.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Franz_Ferdinand   (1171 words)

 Archduke Ferdinand of Austria: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archduke Ferdinand Karl Anton Joseph Johann Stanislaus of Austria-Este (Archduke Ferdinand Karl Anton Joseph Johann Stanislaus of Austria-Este: archduke ferdinand karl anton joseph johann stanislaus of austria-este (1 june 1754-24...
Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este (1781-1850), was the younger son of Archduke Ferdinand Karl Anton Joseph Johann Stanislaus.
Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821-1849), was the younger son of Duke Francis IV of Modena (Francis IV of Modena: more facts about this subject).
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(dghtr of Archduke Anton of Austria and Princess Ileana of Roumania)
(dghtr of Archduke Lorenz of Austria-Este and Princess Astrid of Belgium)
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 Archduke: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The title of archduke (in german erzherzog) was invented in the privilegium maius, a forgery initiated by duke rudolf iv of austria....
Ernest the iron (born 1377 in bruck an der mur; died june 10, 1424 in the same place) was a duke of austria from the habsburg dynasty, and...
Note that Archduke (Erzherzog) is a title distinct from Grand Duke (Grossherzog) used in the Russian Russia quick summary:
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 The Formative Influences, Theories, and Campaigns of the Archduke Carl of Austria — www.greenwood.com
Description: Archduke Carl of Austria lived during a time fractured by the collision of revolution and reaction, and he drew upon the French Revolution as the source for most of his experiences as a field commander and theoretician.
The archduke's military career lasted from 1792 to 1809, and his serious work as a military theoretician and historian ranged from the 1790s to the 1830s.
Archduke Carl was a definite product of his Enlightenment education and a diehard proponent of limited warfare.
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 The Archduke Joseph Diamond
The Archduke was a descendant of the Emperor Leopold II, son of Empress Maria Theresa who owned the famous Florentine Diamond, one of the most notable and unique diamonds in history and an heirloom of the Hapsburgs for many years.
The Archduke Joseph - better known as Joseph of Alcsut - was the oldest son of Duke Joseph Carl Ludwig and Princess Clothilde of Saxe-Coburg.
Minutes taken on June 1st, 1933 record that the diamond, at the time belonging to Archduke Joseph, was at the time deposited with the Hungarian General Credit Bank in the presence of a state counsellor.
famousdiamonds.tripod.com /archdukejosephdiamond.html   (628 words)

 Heir to Austria's Throne Is Slain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Before the Archduke went to Bosnia last Wednesday the Servian Minister here expressed doubt as to the wisdom of the journey, saying the country was in a very turbulent condition and the Servian part of the population might organize a demonstration against the Archduke.
The Archduke, raising his hand to his military cap, acknowledged the cheers, while the Duchess was smiling and bowing, her pretty face framed by her blonde hair.
The Archduke Charles Francis Joseph, the new heir to the throne, is at Reichenau, near Vienna, with his wife, Princess Zita of Parma, and their little son and daughter.
www.nytimes.com /specials/ragtime/slain.html   (1699 words)

 The Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand
Archduke Francis Ferdinand was next in line to be the leader of his country, Austria-Hungary, but not everyone in his country was happy about that.
The assassin was caught, and the Archduke and Sophie continued on to attend the reception.
Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated while he was _____.
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 Archduke Franz Ferdinand
When the archduke was told they were badly injured in hospital, he insisted on being taken to see them.
A member of the archduke's staff, Baron Morsey, suggested this might be dangerous, but Oskar Potiorek, who was responsible for the safety of the royal party, replied, "Do you think Sarajevo is full of assassins?" However, Potiorek did accept it would be better if Duchess Sophie remained behind in the City Hall.
The Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria, nephew of the aged Emperor and heir to the throne, was assassinated in the streets of Sarajevo, the Bosnian capital, yesterday afternoon.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWarchduke.htm   (1905 words)

 Assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand
The author of both attacks upon the Archduke are born Bosnians.
Archduke Francis Ferdinand and the Duchess was broken to the aged
The Archduke Charles Francis Joseph, the new heir to the
www.aldridgeshs.eq.edu.au /sose/modrespg/wwone/assassination.htm   (1388 words)

 John Baptist Joseph Fabian Sebastian von Habsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archduke John considered this defeat "the fatal day for the young Austrian Empire" (proclaimed only in 1804), because it meant the failure of the main attempt to rally European and especially German resistance to Napoleon under Austrian leadership.
As the dramas of 1848 continued, Archduke John was gradually pushed to the sidelines by political actors with more powerful means at their disposal.
Thus, Archduke John as the emperor's representative became more or less politically irrelevant even before Ferdinand abdicated in favor of Francis Joseph in December 1848, despite a variety of well-intentioned attempts he made to mediate between the Habsburgs and the Viennese, the Italians, and the Hungarians.
www.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/ip/johnarc.htm   (682 words)

 Francis Ferdinand is Assassinated: 1914
On the morning of June 28, 1914, while traveling in a motorcade through Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
The Archduke had ignored warnings of a possible assassination plot and decided to tour the capital on the anniversary of the 1389 battle of Kosovo.
The Archduke was chosen as a target because Serbians feared that after his ascension to the throne, he would continue and even heighten the persecution of Serbs living within the Austro-Hungarian empire.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/EastEurope/FranzFerdinand.html   (659 words)

 Austrian Royal Family
Archduke Franz Ferdinand became the Heir Presumptive of the Austrian Empire on the death of his cousin Crown Prince Rudolph.
See 29.1634 Archduke Otto is the present Head of the Imperial House of Austria and uses the style of Dr Otto von Habsburg.
Archduke Otto issued a tactical statement in May 1961 in which he renounced his personal title as a member of the House of Habsburg and any sovereignty claims.
www.btinternet.com /~allan_raymond/Austrian_Royal_Family.htm   (1285 words)

 Assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand
The author of both attacks upon the Archduke are born Bosnians.
Archduke Francis Ferdinand and the Duchess was broken to the aged
The Archduke Charles Francis Joseph, the new heir to the
www2.sunysuffolk.edu /westn/sarajevo.html   (1388 words)

 Trenches on the Web - Bio: Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The second was the death of his father, Archduke Charles Louis, in 1896.
Fate: The Archduke and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo on 28-Jun-1914 (their fourteenth wedding anniversary) by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip.
The Archduke's role of Inspector General of the Austrian army had brought him to Sarajevo for the summer maneuvers.
www.worldwar1.com /biohff.htm   (404 words)

 A Powder Keg in Europe
There was talk of an assassination attempt by ethnic Serbians in Sarajevo, but the Archduke and his wife wandered through the city believing they were safe.
The Archduke’s driver was unfamiliar with the route and had taken a wrong turn.
The store in front of the site where the Archduke was killed was a museum that honored Princip, but it closed in 1992 because ethnic violence made it a target of snipers.
www.mrdowling.com /706-powderkeg.html   (552 words)

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