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A former dual monarchy of central Europe consisting of Austria, Hungary, Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, and parts of Poland, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, and Italy. It was formed in 1867 after agitation by Hungarian nationalists within the Austrian empire and lasted until 1918.

Aus′tro-Hun·gar′i·an (ô′strō-hŭng-gâr′ē-ən) adj. & n.


1. (Historical Terms) of or relating to the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary (1867-1918)
2. (Placename) of or relating to the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary (1867-1918)
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Drawn from archival sources and a very wide range of printed sources in German, including official histories, the account allows readers for the first time to see into the German and Austro-Hungarian state of mind, the extreme pain of the home front with shortages of all kinds and the hopes and aspirations of their governments and peoples.
The Vienna of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of the last century has rarely looked lusher.
Roughly one third of the country used to be part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and is now home to huge numbers of Hungarians.
Haydn: Complete Symphonies / Fischer, Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra- 33 Discs filled with the genius, wit and inspiration of Papa Haydn.
While paying close attention to the details of Kafka's personal life and literary productions--including, during this period, A Hunger Artist and The Castle--biographer Stach also situates Kafka's life in the much broader sweep of tumultuous history that influenced Kafka and his work, including war, the outbreak of tuberculosis, and the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
He rightly emphasises the rise of Prussia in the eighteenth century to emerge not as the largest German kingdom outside what became the Austro-Hungarian empire (Bavaria was this) but the most dynamic.
The book begins with an overview of the various squabbles that embroiled the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
You know, I sit here and marvel to know so many young people are involved in this thing,'' said Harmatz, born in what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire and who campaigned for President Theodore Roosevelt nearly a century before she moved to the Jewish Home six years ago.
The Austro-Hungarian Empire embraced 11 nationalities and many more linguistic groups, and its developing cities became sites not only for rapid development and industrialization but also of fervent searches for identity.
An Austrian decree of 1868 rechristened the country the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The first wave was triggered by the breakup of the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires, the second by the dissolution of the great colonial empires, and the third by the collapse of communism.