Austrian History Timeline & Facts

Information & facts about Austrian History with a Timeline


Austrian History Timeline & Facts

The Austrian History Timeline & Facts is full of interesting facts and history about the bygone times of  the Austrian Nation. A clear and concise list of dates, history and events in chronological order. The Austrian History Timeline & Facts outlines and records all of the critical and major incidents in the history of the nation. History, Dates, Kings, Leaders and Wars are all mentioned in the Austrian History Timeline & Facts. The Austrian History Timeline & Facts provides a brief and interesting historical record of facts about different events in history.


 

Austrian History Timeline & Facts

The Celts and Ancient History
Bronze and Iron Age - The ancient culture of the Celts had settled in many European countries including Austria, Britain, France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Western Germany, Northern Spain, Turkey and Hungary

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Celts History Timeline & Facts

Austrian History Time line
700's Austria came under the rule of Charlemagne, king of the Franks
900s The Magyars from Hungary overran Austrian
955 Otto I of Germany defeated the Magyars and Austria came under German rule
962 Otto I of Germany was crowned as Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
976 Otto II gave North-eastern Austria to the Babenberg family
1242 The last Babenberg duke died without an heir
1242 King Ottokar of Bohemia gained control of the Austrian territory
1278 Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf I of the Hapsburg family defeated King Ottokar
1500s The Ottoman Empire invaded Austria
1600s The Ottomans were defeated and driven out of the Austrian region
1618 The Protestants in Bohemia revolted against the Catholic Habsburg emperor starting the Thirty Years' War
1648 The Peace of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years' War and the Habsburgs declared Roman Catholicism as the official Austrian religion
1700 The Habsburg king of Spain died
1701-1714 The War of Spanish Succession started between Austria and France and Austria won Belgium and Spain's Italian lands
Late 1700s-1815 The Napoleonic Wars
1815 Napoleon was defeated
1859 Austria declared war on Sardinia and were defeated by Italian and French forces
1867 The Dual-Monarchy of Austria-Hungary was established
1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian throne, was assassinated starting World War I
Austria joined Germany in fighting the Allies
3 November 1918 World War I ended
12 November 1918 The last Habsburg Emperor was overthrown and Austria became a republic
1938 German troops under the rule of Adolf Hitler seized Austrian lands and announced its union
September 1939 World War II starts
August 1945 The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1945 The Allies of World War II defeated Germany
1945 As a result of World War II Austrian territory was divided into American, British, French, and Soviet Zones
1954 The four powers ended their occupation of Austria
1 January 1955 Austria joined the European Union.

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Austrian History Timeline & Facts
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Austrian History Timeline & Facts

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