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  Vienna, Austria Guide - VR Vienna, Wien.
Vienna is surrounded by the Austrian federal state of Lower Austria.
Vienna has an extensive tram network, which is one of the largest in the world, and also large number of bus routes.
Vienna possesses many park facilities and is one of the greenest cities in the world.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Battle of Vienna
The large-scale battle was won by Polish-Austrian-German forces led by King of Poland Jan III Sobieski against the Ottoman Empire army commanded by Grand Vizier Merzifonlu Kara Mustafa Pasha.
During the Middle Ages, Vienna was home of the Babenberg Dynasty and in 1440 became residence city of the Habsburg Dynasties from where Vienna eventually grew to become the secret capital of the Holy Roman Empire and a cultural centre for arts and science, music and fine cuisine.
One legend is that the croissant was invented in Vienna, either in 1683 or in an earlier siege in 1529, to celebrate the defeat of the Turkish siege of the city, as a reference to the crescents on the Turkish flags.
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 Vienna | Europe Travel
During the Middle Ages, Vienna was home of the Babenberg Dynasty and in 1440 became residence city of the Habsburg Dynasties from where Vienna eventually grew to become the secret capital of the Holy Roman Empire and a cultural center for arts and science, music and fine cuisine.
Vienna (German: Wien [vi?n]; Slovenian: Dunaj, Croatian and Serbian: Bec Romanian: Viena, Hungarian: Becs, Czech: Viden, Slovak: Vieden, Romany Vidnya;) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria.
Vienna is one of Europe’s finest cities and the long and rich history give her a prominent place in Western Civilization and World Culture.
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 Battle of Vienna Information
As their 300 cannons were outdated and the fortifications of Vienna were up to date, the Turks had a more effective use for the gun powder: undermining.
On 6 September, the Poles crossed the Danube 30km north west of Vienna at Tulln, to unite with the Imperial forces, and additional troops from Saxony, Bavaria, Baden, Franconia and Swabia which had answered the call for a Holy League that was supported by Pope Innocent XI.
The Battle of Vienna is seen by many historians as marking the beginning of the decline of the Ottoman Empire.
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  Vienna
Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian: Beč, Czech: VÌdeň, Hungarian: BÈcs, Romanian: Viena, Romani: Bech or Vidnya, Russian: Вена, Slovak: Viedeň, Slovenian: Dunaj) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria.
Vienna is Austria's primate city; with a population of about 1.6 million (2.2 million within the metro area), Vienna is by far the largest city in Austria as well as its cultural, economic and political centre.
During the Middle Ages, Vienna was home of the Babenberg Dynasty and in 1440 became residence city of the Habsburg Dynasties from where Vienna eventually grew to become the secret capital of the Holy Roman Empire and a cultural centre for arts and science, music and fine cuisine.
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  Battle of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Vienna is seen by many historians as marking the beginning of the decline of the Ottoman Empire.
In honor of Sobieski, the Austrians erected a church atop a hill of Kahlenberg, north of Vienna.
One legend is that the croissant was invented in Vienna, either in 1683 or in an earlier siege in 1529, to celebrate the defeat of the Turkish siege of the city, as a reference to the crescents on the Turkish flags.
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 Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vienna is Austria's primate city; with a population of about 1.6 million (2.2 million within the metro area), Vienna is by far the largest city in Austria as well as its cultural, economic and political centre.
Vienna lies in the south-eastern corner of Central Europe and is close to the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
Nearly all of Vienna's drinking water is brought to the city via two large water pipelines, built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and stretching 120km (75 miles) and 200km (124 miles), respectively, from the Alps to the city's Hietzing district.
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 Battle of Vienna
The Battle of Vienna marked the final turning point in a 250-year struggle between the forces of Christian Europe and the Ottoman Empire.
The battle, which took place on September 12, 1683 pitted a large Austrian and German army of about 100,000 troops and their allies, a 30,000-man relief force under Jan Sobieski, King of Poland, against their Turkish besiegers.
In less than three hours, the battle was won, as the Turks beat a hasty retreat to the south and east.
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 Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vienna (German Wien) is the capital of Austria and also one of Austria's nine federal states (Bundesland Wien).
In 15 BC it became a frontier city ("Vindobona") the Roman Empire against the German tribes to the In the Middle Ages it became the home of the Babenberg and later the Habsburg dynasties and through the latter the of the Holy Roman Empire and later the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
In 1815 Vienna was the site of the Congress of Vienna which redrew national boundaries in Europe the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo.
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 Guide to Vienna, Austria
Vienna has an extensive tram network, which is one of the largest in the world, and also large number of bus routes.
Starting in the 1980s, the pedestrian zone between the St. Ruprecht's Church (the oldest in Vienna) and the Bermuda Bräu microbrewery became the now-popular "Bermuda Triangle." It is the one area of the inner city district where relatively loud music and noise is tolerated.
Vienna possesses many park facilities and is one of the greenest cities in the world.
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 Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vienna is Austria's primate city; with a population of about 1.7 million (2.2 million within the metropolitan area), and is by far the largest city in Austria as well as its cultural, economic and political centre.
Vienna is also home to a number of opera houses, including the Staatsoper and the Volksoper, the latter being devoted to the typical Viennese operetta.
Vienna is well known for Wiener schnitzel, a cutlet of veal that is pounded flat, coated in flour, egg and breadcrumbs, and fried in clarified butter.
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 Siege of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Siege of Vienna of 1529, as distinct from the Battle of Vienna in 1683, represented the farthest westward advance into central Europe of the Ottoman Empire.
In Vienna, the defenders examined each man allowed into the city after the siege for circumcision (a practice of the Jewish and Muslim faiths), believing the Turks had smuggled in spies, and promptly hanged those who failed the test.
While they would remain strong for many years, eventually mounting another siege in 1683 before the Battle of Vienna, they would never again reach the same level of threat as in 1529.
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 Battle of Vienna - Definition, explanation
The Battle of Vienna in 1683 (as distinct from the Siege of Vienna in 1529) marked the final turning point in a 250-year struggle between the forces of Christian Europe and the Islamic Ottoman Empire.
The battle, which took place on September 12, 1683, pitted a large Austrian and German army of about 100,000 troops and their allies, a 30,000-man relief force under Jan III Sobieski, King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, against their Turkish besiegers.
Sobieski began planning a relief expedition to Vienna during the summer of 1683, when the hard-pressed Turks launched an all-out offensive against Austria.
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 Battle of Jutland, Reaction, Short Term Consequences, Quotes.
Map illustrating the battle area of the Battle of Jutland, showing the positions of the British Grand Fleet and German High Seas Fleet at 14.00 hours on 31st May 1916.
Maps, and photographs illustrate the clash of the battlecruisers and battleships of the British and German fleets.
Quotes relating to the short term consequences of the Battle of Jutland.
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 Vienna, Population: 1,6 million people, Vienna Phone code: 01
During the Cold War, Vienna was a hotbed of international espionage owning to its location in neutral Austria, between the Western and Eastern blocs.
Vienna is conveniently located on the rail lines between Venice, Budapest, and Prague, the crossroads between Eastern and Western Europe.
Now Vienna is the sole EU capital with a UN headquarters.
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 Czechs in Vienna - The battle for the Komensky schools
Czechs as well as Germans quoted an official number of 22.513 Czech pupils in Vienna-with the former pointing out the significant lack of school yards for Czech children and the latter painting the grisly picture of the "Slavization of Vienna" on the wall.
If the Czechs in Vienna are not recognized as a people and their language not regarded as "traditional," then there is much more justification in adopting this view to the Germans in Galicia.
The City of Vienna closed the new building because of alleged flaws in sanitary facilities-the flaws consisting of coat hooks that were too low.
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 Crews battle Vienna fire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Firefighters from several volunteer departments battle a fire in a historic Masonic temple Friday night in Vienna.
A Vienna firefighter is framed by the Route 13 blaze.
VIENNA -- A intense fire destroyed a historic Masonic temple on Route 13 in Vienna Friday night.
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 Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Situated on both sides of the river Danube, Vienna is 40 kilometres from the Slovakian border, and 50 kilometres from the Slovakian capital, Bratislava.
Vienna is surrounded by the Austrian federal state of Lower Austria.
Vienna is the seat of the Viennese archdiocese, and its acting Archbishop is Cardinal Christoph Schönborn.
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 BT Research - Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vienna lies in the south-eastern corner of Central Europe and is close to the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
Vienna is the seat of the Viennese Roman Catholic archdiocese, and its acting Archbishop is Cardinal Christoph Schönborn.
Vienna is connected to Rotterdam and German Industrial areas via the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal, and to Eastern European countries along the Danube to the Black Sea.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the next three years he was engaged in fighting in northern Italy and Provence, were he suffered defeats in Cassano, but finally he defeated French armies in the decisive battle of Turin (1706), after which Louis XIV had to withdraw all French forces from Italy.
Monument to Prince Eugen at the Heldenplatz in Vienna.
The Battle of Belgrade led to the Treaty of Passarowitz, which temporarily added northern Serbia and the Bosnian bank of the Sava river to the Austrian crown, and ended the Turkish threats to Vienna once and for all.
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 The Battle of Vienna, conclusion.
Frederich, in a fit of pique after the battle (and possibly to distract attention from his own flight from the field in the midst of the broken Bayreuth Dragoons) broke up the regiment and cashiered it's surviving officers.
Almost at the same instant as this victory the Austrian infantry centre crumbled and the Russians were left alone, with about 3 hours of daylight remaining in the short winter day.
As news of the death of Seydlitz and the loss of the Garde de Corps filtered though the lines, and in the absence of Frederich, the Prussians began to leave the field.
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 Battle of Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Vienna (as distinct from the Siege ofVienna some hundred-fifty years earlier), marked the final turning point in a 250-year struggle between the forces of Christian Europe and the Ottoman Empire.
The battle, which took place on September 12, 1683 pitted a large Austrian and German army of about 100,000 troops and their allies, a 30,000-man relief forceunder Jan Sobieski, King of Poland, against their Turkish besiegers.
In less than three hours, the battle was won, as the Turks beat a hasty retreat to the south and east.Although no one realized it at the time, the entire war was won that day, as well.
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 A Politically Incorrect Monk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vienna, Vienna, your love of lax living has prepared you a grave and imminent chastisement: Convert, and consider well what you are doing, O wretched Vienna.
Emperor Leopold, who had had to flee from Vienna in order to escape falling into the hands of the Mohammedans, named him as his representative to the leaders of the relief army, leaders among whom it was necessary to constantly maintain peace in order to bring the enterprise to a successful conclusion.
Mark in the battle of Vienna, and finally it would be necessary to ascend to the throne of God Himself to demand of Him the reason for the incessant miracles by which He accredited Fr.
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 Vienna Vienna Austria
Vienna is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austria's nine states (Land Wien).
Vienna is surrounded by the Austrian state of Lower Austria.
During the Cold War, Vienna was a hotbed of international espionage because of its location in neutral Austria, between the Western and Eastern blocs.
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 The Battle of Vienna, The beginning
Though permanent casualties were negligible, the usually organised Lacy faced the first major confrontation of the war with his staffwork in complete disarray, carried out by inexperienced officers drafted from either the HofKriegsamt or regimental duty.
The shortfall was to be evident in the Austrian conduct of the battle.
The Russian forces were in somewhat better shape, but it is symptomatic of the supply problems involved in the long march from Kiev that the infantry were to fight in the snow wearing summer dress, without their green coats.
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 History & Site Description of the Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At the time of her sinking the Vienna was transporting the iron ore from Marquette, Michigan with the schooner barge Mattie C.
On a clear day September 17, 1892 as the Vienna prepared to pass the freighter Nipigon, that was towing barges Melbourne and Delaware, both vessels signaled a port to port passing.
Shortly thereafter the Nipigon took the Vienna in tow and towed her for about an hour before losing the battle and the Vienna settled in its current location.
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 Vienna
By the 10th century the small, re-built Vienna came under the rule of the German Babenbergs, and by the 13th century, Rudolph Von Habsburg arrived from what is now the Austrian part of Switzerland, claimed Austria and settled there to rule.
Check with the Vienna Tourist Office on arrival to see if the Vienna Boys' Choir are performing during your stay, and if you are an opera buff, but like to understand what the opera is all about and don't speak Deutsch, there's even an English Opera that performs reasonably often.
A great way to pick up the ambiance of Vienna is to take a horse-drawn carriage with that name you have to be careful in pronouncing, "Fiacker." There is a long tradition behind these horse-drawn carriages which were quickly copied by other cities that were under the former Habsburg umbrella.
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 Battle of Vienna - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The siege itself began in July 14, 1683, and the decisive battle took place on September 12, 1683, when the Muslim armies were defeated at the Gates of Vienna.
Sobieski, the King of Poland, began planning a relief expedition to Vienna during the summer of 1683 (warned ahead of time by the Turkish declaration of war a year earlier), when the hard-pressed Turks launched an all-out offensive against Austria.
The battle began with the Turkish forces tunneling trenches towards the city walls, as Kara Mustafa Pasha managed to take part of the walls of Vienna by exploding mines under them.
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