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  An Emperor Blessed by Christopher Westley
To many, including myself, Karl of Austria was a man of holy virtue who happened to be one of the last symbols of the dying European order that existed before the ascendancy of mass democracy.
First, Karl was a man of enormous personal piety and courage who stood athwart the rise of the nation-states and their perpetual wars for perpetual peace – wars which we can date with the opening skirmishes of the First World War up to this week’s bombing of Samarra in Iraq.
It is hard not to wonder whether another motive for the advancement of Karl’s cause at the present time is for the Catholic Church in Austria, which is currently mired in scandal and, after eight decades of dependence on the Austrian government, with church membership rolls at record low levels.
www.lewrockwell.com /westley/westley11.html   (1211 words)

 The Kaiser of Austria and the King of Hungary Karl Franz Josef von Habsburg-Lothringen
Karl made a prepared speech to Horthy regarding the inviolability of the crown of St. Stefan and a eulogy describing the many war-time feats and loyal services of the Regent during his reign.
Karl choked to death in the darkness of 1 April 1922, at the young age of 34.
As of 3 October 2004, Karl the Venerable shall henceforth be known as the Blessed, as the Church announced the Beatification of Karl von Habsburg.
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 Karl of Austria and His Wife Zita, God's Royal Servants
Karl of Austria was the last Emperor of Austria, the last Apostolic King of Hungary, the last King of Bohemia and the last monarch of the Habsburg dynasty.
Archduke Karl was born on 17 August 1887 in the castle of Persenbeug in Austria.
Nevertheless, Emperor Karl reduced the cruelty of the war: he forbade the use of poisonous gases on the eastern front and the bombardment of the civilian population, and forbade his troops to plunder.
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 First World War.com - Who's Who - Emperor Karl I
Emperor Karl I of Austria (1887-1922), known as Charles IV of Hungary) was Austria-Hungary's last emperor.
Born on 17 August 1887 in Persenbeug Castle, Austria, Karl was a grandnephew of the man he succeeded, the aging Emperor Franz Josef I.
Similarly determined to reform the army, Karl banned flogging, ended duels, called a halt to strategic bombing and limited the widespread use of poison gas; which served merely to infuriate his high command.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/karl.htm   (654 words)

 Austria (09/06)
Soon after the Republic of Austria was created at the end of World War I, it faced the strains of catastrophic inflation and of adapting a large government structure to the needs of a new, smaller republic.
Austria is active in the United Nations and experienced in UN peacekeeping efforts.
Austria traditionally has been active in "bridge-building to the east," increasing contacts at all levels with eastern Europe and the states of the former Soviet Union.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3165.htm   (3201 words)

 Karl I of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Karl was the son of Archduke Otto Franz of Austria (1865–1906) and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867–1944); he was also a nephew of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination triggered World War I.
Karl's reign began in 1916, with the death of his grand-uncle, Franz Joseph.
Karl as King Charles IV of Hungary, with Zita and Crown Prince Otto.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Karl_of_Austria   (1284 words)

 Karl Renner Summary
Karl Renner was born on Dec. 14, 1870, the eighteenth and last child of impoverished peasants in the Moravian village of Unter-Tannowitz near the Austrian border.
Germain was signed in 1919 between Austria, under the leadership of Karl Renner, and the victorious Allies of World War I, and declared Austria a republic.
Karl Renner died in 1950 was buried in the Zentralfriedhof in Vienna.
www.bookrags.com /Karl_Renner   (800 words)

 Austria travel guide - Wikitravel
Austria (German: Österreich) is a land-locked alpine country in Central Europe bordering with Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, Germany and Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east and Slovenia and Italy to the south.
Austria is a member of the European Union and the Eurozone.
Austria has many great universities, the majority of which are located in Vienna, Graz, and Innsbruck.
wikitravel.org /en/Austria   (6446 words)

 Austria-Hungary - Uncyclopedia
The empire consisted of Austria on the east, Hungary to the west and Bohemia and Slovakia to the north.
Austria became "Austria" and renounced its imperialistic past to groove with the chemicals and lightshows at the discotheque.
Emperor Karl I was so amazed when he first saw the Austrohungrian Air Force flyby on a visit to the Serbian Front in 1917 that he declared that such things could only be done with magic and appointed a Wizardfinder General to "root out this use of unnatural powers in our empire".
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Austria-Hungary   (1755 words)

 Drew Spencer Family Tree - aqwg238
Maria Cristina of Austria Queen of Spain was born 1858 and died 1929.
Ferdinand of Austria-Este Archduke married Elisabeth of Austria Archduchess.
Elisabeth of Austria Archduchess [Parents] married Ferdinand of Austria-Este Archduke.
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 Karl Popper
Born in 1902 in Vienna, Austria, Karl Popper was a British philosopher of science, widely considered to be one of the most important of the twentieth century.
A large part of his professional life was spent as a professor at the prestigious London School of Economics, where he taught until his academic retirement in 1969.
Popper never returned to his native Austria, the country he had left due to the burgeoning threat of being a Jew at the dawn of Anschluss, the German annexation of Austria in 1938 (he spent almost 10 years living in New Zealand).
www.iscid.org /encyclopedia/Karl_Popper   (228 words)

 Descendants of Archduke Franz Karl of Austria Matthias of Austria (*1971), m.1st 1996 (1998) Sabine Binder (*1973), m.2nd 1999 Eva Anderle (*1968)
3.Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833-1896), m.1st 1856 Princess Margarethe of Saxony (1840-1858), m.2nd 1862 Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Sicily (1843-1871), m.3rd 1873 Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal (1855-1944) Carl Philipp of Austria (*1954), m.1st 1994 (div 1997) Martina Donath (*1955), m.2nd 1998 Annie-Claire Lacrambe (*1959)
www.angelfire.com /in/heinbruins/FraKa.html   (4582 words)

 boys clothing: European royalty Austria -- Emperor Karl reign
Karl became Emperor of Austria during the terrible tragedy of World War I. Karl's efforts at diplomacy to end the War allienated his German allies.
Karl became Emperor of Austria during the terrible tragedy of World War I. Austria-Hungary was a dual monarchy.
Karl feared that Austria was doomed by its alliance with Kaiser Wilhelm II.
histclo.com /royal/ost/karl/k1-emp.htm   (1065 words)

 World Association of International Studies » Blog Archive » US: President Wilson and KArl of Austria
Karl of Austria (August 17, 1887 –; April 1, 1922), more formally known as Karl Franz Josef Ludwig Hubert Georg Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen, was (among other titles) the last Emperor of Austria, the last King of Hungary and Bohemia, and the last monarch of the Habsburg Dynasty.
Karl was the son of Otto Franz of Austria (1865-1906), younger brother of Princess Josepha of Saxony and Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination triggered World War I. In 1911 he was married to Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma.
The miracle attributed to Karl was the scientifically inexplicable healing of a Brazilian nun with varicose veins; she was able to get out of bed after she prayed for his beatification.
cgi.stanford.edu /group/wais/cgi-bin/index.php?p=971   (770 words)

 Austria 1999 - 2 - Emperor Karl I :: Euro Collections International
The last Emperor of Austria, Karl I, whose reign spanned the last two years of the First World War (1917 and 1918), is the subject of the gold coin which concludes the series "Royal Tragedies in the House of Habsburg".
It is part of Karl's tragic fate that he still lies buried in exile instead of among his forefathers.
His empire had already survived over two years of the most gruelling war man had ever seen, and Karl was determined to seek peace with all the means at his disposal, while trying to revive political life within his ancient realm and to fit it for the future after the war.
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 MiamiHerald.com | 10/08/2006 | Friedrich Karl Flick, 79, Austria's richest man was son of war criminal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Friedrich Karl Flick, 79, Austria's richest man was son of war criminal
VIENNA, Austria - (AP) -- Friedrich Karl Flick, the billionaire industrialist whose father was convicted at Nuremburg of using slave labor in Nazi Germany, died Thursday.
In 1994, Flick announced he was moving his permanent residence and the management of his assets to Austria, the home of his third wife.
www.miami.com /mld/miamiherald/news/obituaries/15706685.htm   (229 words)

 Catholic World News : Beatification for Emperor Karl, Anne Emmerich
Emperor Karl I of Austria (also sometimes known as Charles) succeeded Emperor Franz Joseph to the throne in 1916, after the assassination of his uncle, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand-- who would have been Franz Joseph's heir-- pitched Europe into World War I in 1914.
However, Karl I is being raised to the altar of the Catholic Church not for any worldly success or example, but for HIs personal holiness, His morality, His example as a husband, father, and ruler.
The soon to be beatified Ann Catherine Emmerich and Emperor Karl I of Austria are role models of Catholic sanctity and devotion to the traditions of the Church.
www.cwnews.com /news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=29863   (1000 words)

 Karl I
On the death of Franz Josef on 21st November, 1916, Karl became the Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary.
Karl held liberal views and introduced a series of reforms including the abolition of flogging in the army, halting strategic bombing and restricted the use of poison gas.
Karl accepted the inevitable and on 31st October he permitted his soldiers to join the individual national armies.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWkarl.htm   (324 words)

 Karl Kautsky
Karl Kautsky was born in Prague, on 16th October, 1850.
He joined the Social Democrat Party (SDP) and was responsible for drafting the Erfurt Program which committed the SDP to an evolutionary form of Marxism.
He moved to Vienna and continued to write but was forced to flee the country after the German Army occupied Austria in 1938.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERkautsky.htm   (1302 words)

 Kordesch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Karl Kordesch has been in the fuel cell and battery business all his life and has 150 patents in his name.
Karl Kordesch studied chemistry and physics at the University of Vienna, Austria, and received his Doctorate from that university in 1948.
Karl Kordesch also started at Union Carbide development of a rechargeable alkaline flashlight battery which was later marketed under the Eveready brand.
chem.ch.huji.ac.il /~eugeniik/history/kordesch.html   (1786 words)

 Karl Popper, Austria/UK (1902-1994) - Hall of Freedom - Politics - Liberalism
Karl Popper, Austria/UK (1902-1994) - Hall of Freedom - Politics - Liberalism
In his writings, he examined the conditions of scientific and social progress and concluded that individuals have the right to criticise authorities and institutions; progress is made possible by readiness to make the best use of existing material resources.
Later books include The Open Society and its Enemies (1945), which is directed against all systems with totalitarian implications, such as Marxism, and The Poverty of Historicism (1957).
www.liberal-international.org /editorial.asp?ia_id=1040   (158 words)

 Debate over beatification of WWI emperor - World News - MSNBC.com
Critics contend Karl I is a poor choice because as emperor, he had ultimate command responsibility for troops who used poison gas on the Italian front, although historians say he sought to limit its use, angering his own military command.
Some scoff at the miracle the Vatican credits to Karl I. The Vatican says a cloistered nun in Brazil was cured after praying for his beatification in the 1970s; Austrian church leaders say she suffered from a debilitating case of varicose veins.
Karl I “sought peace and led a religious life with decisiveness,” Khol said, insisting that “church and state are in all instances separate” in overwhelmingly Catholic Austria.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6126292   (829 words)

 AllRefer.com - Karl Seitz (Austria And Hungary, History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Karl Seitz[kArl zIts] Pronunciation Key, 1869–1950, Austrian politician.
He was a deputy from 1901 and became (1907), with Viktor Adler, co-leader of the socialist group in parliament.
When Austria was restored after World War II, Seitz was elected (1945) to parliament.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Seitz-Ka.html   (191 words)

 Nuggets' Karl signed through 2010
The Denver Nuggets exercised their three-year option on coach George Karl's contract on Tuesday, keeping him with the team through the 2009-10 NBA season.
The Nuggets went 32-8 in 2004-05 after Karl's hiring and won their first divisional title since 1987-88 last season despite a spate of injuries to their frontcourt.
Karl has 784 wins in his 18-season career, which has included jobs at Milwaukee, Seattle, Golden State and Cleveland.
www.cbc.ca /sports/basketball/story/2006/10/10/karl-contract.html   (1188 words)

 Karl Lagler - Wachau, Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Wachau begins where the Danube emerges from a wild gorge a to the north-west of Vienna and meanders beneath some of the world’s most spectacular vineyard scenery.
Karl Lagler subsequently decided to make and market the wine himself.
Karl Lagler’s aim is to preserve the fruit flavours of the grape in the finished wine.
www.wineavenue.com /eng/prod/106.asp   (371 words)

 Erherzog Karl Class.  Austria - Hungary Navy
Photographs and History of the Erherzog Karl Class battleships of the Austro-Hungarian Navy.
Karl was the naval secretary 1801-1813, Friedrich was the commander-in-chief 1844-1847, Ferdinand Max was the commander-in-chief 1854-1864.
The Karl became shortly after her commission the flagship of the fleet.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /erherzog_karl_class.htm   (822 words)

 Austrian Royal Family
See 29.1634 Archduke Otto is the present Head of the Imperial House of Austria and uses the style of Dr Otto von Habsburg.
Joachim Karl-Maria Nikolaus of Austria (and Prince of Belgium)
Laetitia Maria Nora of Austria (and Prince of Belgium)
www.btinternet.com /~allan_raymond/Austrian_Royal_Family.htm   (1300 words)

 NationMaster - Statistics on Austria. 3511 facts and figures, stats and information on Austrian economy, crime, people, ...
Following the Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995, some Austrians have called into question this neutrality.
A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.
So, it is correct to say that the main religion of Austria is Christianity, but it would be more specific to say that is mainly Catholic, since almost 75 percent of Austria’s residents are Catholics.
www.nationmaster.com /country/au-austria   (377 words)

 General der Infanterie Karl Scotti
Oberst Karl Scotti replaced Oberst Friedrich Eckardt-Francesconi von Tiefenfeld as chief of staff for the III.
At the start of the war, FML Karl Scotti commanded the 5.
He led this force until October, when it was surrendered to FML Hugo Edler von Habermann.
www.geocities.com /veldes1/scotti.html   (241 words)

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