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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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Writing for graduate and undergraduate students and non-academic readers, Thiher places Kafka's (1883-1924) writing in the context of his life as a Jew among Christians and a German-speaker among Czechs in the Roman Catholic world of the Kingdom of Bohemia in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
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For Arany, the bards' story became the symbol of passive resistance by the Hungarian people against the repression of the Habsburg Emperors of the Austro-Hungarian Empire based in Vienna.
That is the irrefutable fact based on the document from Bulgarian and Austro-Hungarian provinces, mentioning the participation and contribution of Albanians in this local uprising, registered not only for its preparation but also for taking part in the Assembly elected after August 2nd", stated Nebi Dervishi.
66 Squadron in Italy, he flew a Sopwith Camel and was credited with bringing down two Austro-Hungarian aircraft by April 1, 1918, when the RFC and Royal Naval Air Service were amalgamated into an independent arm, the Royal Air Force.
The Magyar Nemzeti Bank will issue a silver commemorative coin with a face value of HUF 20,000 and a HUF 2,000, non-ferrous metal version thereof on 29 May 2017 on the 150th anniversary of Austro-Hungarian Compromise.
We also know more than 32,000 German and Austro-Hungarian civilians in Britain between 1914-1919 were interned.
In Galicia, the Austro-Hungarian armies directed by Franz Conrad von Hotzendorf (1852-1925) had their flanks partially enveloped by the armies of General Nikolai Ivanov (1851-1919)'s Russian Southwest Front, that were endowed with the combination of superior numbers and an abundance of space in which to maneuver.
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