Austrian History (Part 2)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 425

  • 1743-09-13 Britain, Austria & Savoye-Sardinia sign Treaty of Worms
  • 1744-05-17 French army takes Austrian Netherlands
  • 1744-11-25 Austrian forces pillage & kill Jews of Prague
  • 1745-01-08 Britain, Austria, Netherlands & Saxony sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance
  • 1745-04-02 Austria & Bavaria sign peace
  • 1745-05-11 Battle of Fontenoy (Doornik): Austrian Succession war

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

1745-06-04 Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

King of Prussia Frederick the Great
King of Prussia
Frederick the Great
  • 1745-12-15 Battle at Kesseldorf: Prussia beats Saksen & Austria
  • 1745-12-25 Prussia and Austria sign Treaty of Dresden giving much of Silesia to the Prussians
  • 1746-05-22 Russia & Austria sign treaty of cooperation
  • 1746-06-02 Russia & Austria sign agreements
  • 1746-06-16 Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish & French army
  • 1746-10-11 Battle of Rocourt: French defeat British/Austrian/Dutch armies
  • 1748-01-26 Britain, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
  • 1748-05-07 French troops conquer Maastricht in the War of the Austrian Succession
  • 1748-10-18 Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle signed, ending War of Austrian Succession
  • 1748-12-26 France & Austria sign treaty about Southern Netherlands
  • 1751-09-13 Britain signs Austrian & Russian alliance
  • 1751-12-14 The first military academy in the world, the Theresian Military Academy, is founded in Austria
  • 1753-06-13 Austria, England & Modena sign secret military treaty
  • 1756-05-01 France & Austria sign alliance
  • 1757-05-01 Austria & France divide Prussia
  • 1757-05-06 Battle of Prague: Frederick II of Prussia's forces defeat Austrian army
  • 1757-06-18 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia
  • 1757-10-16 Austrian troops occupy Berlin
  • 1757-12-05 Battle of Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians
  • 1758-10-14 Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia
  • 1759-08-12 Battle of Kunersdorf - Russian-Austrian army overpowers Prussians
  • 1759-09-14 Austrian troops occupy Dresden
  • 1759-11-21 Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
  • 1760-06-23 Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
  • 1760-07-26 Austrian troops occupy Fort Glatz Silezie
  • 1760-08-15 Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria & Russia
  • 1760-09-28 Russian & Austrian army occupies Berlin
  • 1760-10-02 Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin [NS=10/13]
  • 1760-10-09 7 Years' War: Russian and Austrian forces occupy Berlin [OS=Sep 28]
  • 1760-10-13 Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin
  • 1760-11-03 Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria
  • 1762-06-15 Austria uses 1st paper currency
  • 1763-02-15 Austria, Prussia & Saxony sign Treaty of Hubertusburg, marking the end of the French and Indian War and of the Seven Years War
  • 1764-04-03 Austrian Archduke Jozef crowned himself Holy Roman Emperor Josef II
  • 1772-02-17 1st Partition of Poland signed in Vienna by Austria, Prussia and Russia
  • 1772-08-05 1st Partition of Poland between Austria, Prussia and Russia is made public
  • 1772-09-22 1st Partition of Poland is ratified by Austria, Prussia and Russia
  • 1775-05-07 Turkish state of Bukovina secedes from Austria
  • 1776-01-02 Austria ends interregation torture
  • 1778-07-03 Prussia declares war on Austria

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1783-11-04 W.A. Mozart's Symphony No. 36 is premiered in Linz, Austria.

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1787-02-18 Austrian emperor Jozef II bans children under 8 from labor
  • 1788-02-09 Austria declares war on Russia
  • 1790-12-02 Austrian army occupies Brussels
  • 1792-02-07 Austria & Prussia sign anti-French covenant
  • 1792-04-14 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars
  • 1792-04-20 France declares war on Austria, Prussia & Sardinia
  • 1793-03-05 French troops are defeated by Austrian forces and Liège is recaptured.
  • 1793-03-18 2nd Battle at Neerwinden: Austria army beats France
  • 1793-12-26 Battle of Geisberg: French defeat Austrians.
  • 1794-05-18 2nd battle of Bouvines (France-Austria)
  • 1794-07-02 2nd Battle of Seneffe: France-Austria
  • 1794-07-13 Battle of the Vosges between French forces and those of Prussia and Austria
  • 1795-10-24 3rd Partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

1796-04-13 Battle of Millesimo, Italy: Napoleon's forces defeat allied armies of Austria and of the Kingdom of Sardinia-Piedmont.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • 1796-05-10 Napoleon defeats Austria in Battle of Lodi Bridge
  • 1796-09-08 Battle of Bassano-French beat Austrians
  • 1796-11-17 Battle of Arcole-Napoleon I's French forces beat Austrians in Italy
  • 1797-01-26 Russia, Prussia & Austria sign treaty
  • 1797-04-18 France & Austria sign ceasefire
  • 1797-10-17 Peace of Campo Formio: Austrian Dutch possessions & France
  • 1799-03-12 Austria declares war on France
  • 1800-01-08 Austrians defeat French in 2nd battle of Novi
  • 1800-06-14 Battle of Marengo (Alessandria): Bonaparte vs Austria
  • 1801-02-09 France & Austria sign Peace of Luneville
  • 1804-08-11 Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria
  • 1805-10-14 Battle of Elchingen, France defeats Austria
  • 1805-11-11 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.
  • 1805-12-02 Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz
  • 1805-12-26 France & Austria signs Peace of Pressburg
  • 1806-08-06 Holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire. Francis II renounces the title, becoming Emperor of Austria.
  • 1809-02-08 Franz I of Austria declares war on France
  • 1809-04-20 Napoleon I and French forces defeat Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
  • 1809-04-22 Battle at Eckmuhl - Napoleon beats Austria Archduke Karl
  • 1809-05-21 Battle of Aspern-Essling: Austrian archduke Karl beats Napoleon
  • 1811-02-20 Austria declares bankruptcy
  • 1813-08-27 Battle of Dresden; Napoleon defeats Austrians
  • 1813-08-30 Battle of Kulm: French forces defeated by Austrian-Prussian-Russian alliance.
  • 1813-10-08 Treaty of Ried between Bavaria & Austria
  • 1813-10-16 Battle of Leipzig, largest battle in Europe prior to WWI, Napoleon's forces defeated by Prussia, Austria & Russia
  • 1814-02-17 Battle of Mormant: French Imperial army defeat Russian Austrian forces (War of the Sixth Coalition)
  • 1814-02-18 The Battle of Montereau; victory of French under Napoleon Bonaparte against Austrians and Württembergers under the King of Württemberg.
  • 1814-05-17 Occupation of Monaco changes from French to Austrian.
  • 1815-01-03 France, the United Kingdom, and Austria form an alliance against Russia and Prussia
  • 1815-04-10 Austria declares war on Kingdom of Naples
  • 1815-05-03 Battle at Tolentino: Austria beats king Joachim of Naples
  • 1815-09-26 Russia, Prussia & Austria sign the Holy Alliance
  • 1815-11-20 Russia, Prussia, Austria & England signs Alliance "for the maintenance of peace in Europe" same day as Treaty of Paris
  • 1818-09-30 Congress of Aken: Russia, Austria, Prussia, France & England
  • 1818-12-24 Christmas carol "Silent Night" composed by Franz Xaver Gruber is first sung at St Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf, Austria
  • 1818-12-25 1st known Christmas carol ("Silent Night, Holy Night" - "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht) sung (Austria)
  • 1826-02-28 M Biela, an Austrian officer, discovers Biela's Comet
  • 1830-12-20 Great Britain, France, Prussia, Austria and Russia recognize Belgium

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 718

  • 1766-03-28 Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)
  • 1766-11-02 Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (d. 1858)
  • 1771-04-18 Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal (d. 1820)
  • 1771-09-05 Charles L J, archduke of Austria/Gov (Austria Netherland)
  • 1771-12-26 Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Regulus)
  • 1773-05-15 Clemens L Metternich, Austrian prince
  • 1773-08-29 Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music)
  • 1775-04-08 Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general/Napoleon's wife Marie lover
  • 1778-01-31 Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)
  • 1778-07-10 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master
  • 1781-01-20 Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (d. 1848)
  • 1781-05-25 Ferdinand K J, archduke of Austria-Este/gov-gen (Sicily)
  • 1781-09-06 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer
  • 1782-01-20 Johan B J F S, archduke of Austria
  • 1782-04-26 Maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Phillip of Austria
  • 1784-12-13 Archduke Louis of Austria (d. 1864)
  • 1787-11-25 Franz Xaver Gruber, Austria, organist/composer ("Silent Night")
  • 1787-12-14 Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1816)
  • 1788-01-08 Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)
  • 1788-12-18 Camille Pleyel, Austria, piano builder/composer
  • 1790-06-01 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (d. 1836)
  • 1791-01-15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)
  • 1791-02-20 Carl Czerny, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1791-07-26 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM
  • 1791-12-12 Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (d. 1847)
  • 1793-04-12 Ferdinand I KLJM, the Good Natured, Emperor of Austria/king of Hungary
  • 1794-03-16 Ami Boué, Austrian geologist (d. 1881)
  • 1795-02-05 Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871)
  • 1796-07-28 Ignaz Bösendorfer, Austrian musician (d. 1859)
  • 1797-01-12 Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873)
  • 1797-01-22 Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (d. 1826)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1797-01-31 Franz Peter Schubert, Austrian composer (Unfinished Symphony), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1828)

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert
  • 1800-01-14 Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1877)
  • 1801-04-12 Josef Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist
  • 1801-12-07 Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Austrian actor (Judith und Holofernes)
  • 1802-01-13 Eduard von Bauernfeld, comedic playwright, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1802-04-13 Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist (d. 1884)
  • 1803-01-06 Henri Herz, Austrian pianist and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1888)
  • 1803-04-14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter
  • 1803-09-19 Maria Anna of Savoy, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1884)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1803-11-29 Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist (Doppler effect), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1853)

  • 1804-06-24 Stephan L Endlicher, Austrian priest/botanist
  • 1804-07-14 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general
  • 1805-01-27 Sophie of Bavaria, archduchess of Austria (d. 1872)
  • 1805-08-18 Josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe)
  • 1805-08-23 Anton von Schmerling, Austrian statesman (d. 1893)
  • 1805-10-23 Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Nachsommer)
  • 1806-04-29 Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria, physician/philosopher
  • 1808-01-12 Paul "the Great" Taglioni, ballet choreographer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1809-12-22 Benedict Augustin Morel, Fren psychologist (dementia praecox), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1810-06-23 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina
  • 1810-12-07 Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (d. 1894)
  • 1812-06-28 Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter
  • 1813-01-04 Alexander Freiherr von Bach, Austria attorney/premier (1852-59)
  • 1816-11-17 August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music)
  • 1817-08-03 Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austria (Battle at Custozza)
  • 1819-04-18 Franz von Suppé, Austrian composer (d. 1895)
  • 1821-03-15 Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (d. 1895)
  • 1822-01-30 Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (d. 1899)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1822-07-20 Gregor Mendel, Austrian monk and geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), born in Heinzendorf, Austria (d. 1884)

Monk/Geneticist Gregor Mendel
Monk/Geneticist
Gregor Mendel
  • 1822-10-15 Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer
  • 1823-03-03 Gyula Andrássy Sr, Prime Minister of Hungary (1867-71), born in Kassa, Austrian Empire (d. 1890)
  • 1824-09-04 Anton Bruckner, Ansfelden, Austria, Wagner disciple and "monumental bore"/composer
  • 1825-10-25 Johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King)
  • 1826-06-16 Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist and botanist (d. 1897)
  • 1827-08-20 Josef Strauss, Austria, composer (Dorfschwalben aus Austria)
  • 1827-12-23 Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Austrian admiral (Helgoland/Lissa)
  • 1830-03-24 Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (d. 1889)
  • 1830-08-18 Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)
  • 1830-09-13 Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer (d. 1916)
  • 1830-11-23 Kaspar CE Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austria sculptor
  • 1831-01-17 Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (d. 1903)
  • 1831-11-12 Anton Kerner Ritter von Marilaun, Austria botanist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1832-07-06 Maximilian I of Mexico and Archduke of Austria, first and only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire, born in Vienna, Austria

Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I
Emperor of Mexico
Maximilian I
  • 1833-02-24 Eduard earl von Taaffe, Austrian premier (1868..93)
  • 1835-03-15 Eduard Strauss, Austria, composer (318 Dance)
  • 1835-03-24 Josef Stefan, Austria, physicist (Stefan-Boltzmann law)
  • 1835-10-01 Ádám Politzer, Austrian physician (d. 1920)
  • 1835-11-05 Moritz Szeps, Austrian journalist (d. 1902)
  • 1836-01-27 Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (masochism)
  • 1836-05-17 Wilhelm Steinitz, Austria, world chess champion (1866-94)
  • 1836-08-23 Marie Henriette of Austria, Queen of the Belgians (d. 1902)
  • 1837-12-24 Sissi, Emperor of Austria
  • 1837-12-25 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner
  • 1838-02-18 Ernst Mach, Chirlitz-Turas Austria, physicist/philosopher/psychologist
  • 1839-11-29 Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck)
  • 1840-02-23 Carl Menger, Austrian economist
  • 1840-05-29 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz)
  • 1841-07-13 Otto Wagner, Austrian architect (d. 1918)
  • 1842-01-15 Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925)
  • 1842-07-04 Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal
  • 1843-06-09 Bertha von Suttner, Austria, novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1843-07-07 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), born in Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • 1843-07-31 Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet (d. 1918)
  • 1844-02-20 Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics)
  • 1844-10-29 Albert von Rothschild, Austrian banker
  • 1845-12-23 Gustave Ador, union president of Austria (1919)
  • 1847-03-04 Karl Bayer, Austrian chemist (d. 1904)
  • 1849-07-02 Maria Theresia of Austria-Este, queen of Bavaria (d. 1919)
  • 1849-07-29 Max Nordau, Austrian author and Zionist leader (d. 1923)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 479

  • 1811-07-28 Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Coriolan), dies
  • 1814-04-01 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian general/cartographer, dies at 87
  • 1815-02-26 Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737)
  • 1815-03-05 Franz Mesmer, Austrian developer of hypnotism (b. 1734)
  • 1817-10-26 Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (b. 1727)
  • 1820-01-25 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79
  • 1820-10-15 Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal (b. 1771)
  • 1822-10-16 Eva Marie Veigel, Austrian ballet dancer (b. 1724)
  • 1823-04-10 Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (b. 1757)
  • 1824-06-18 Ferdinand III JJ-B, archduke of Austria/ruler of Toscane, dies at 55
  • 1827-08-27 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1828-11-19 Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert
  • 1829-02-22 Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general, dies at 53
  • 1829-10-29 Maria A [Nannerl] Mozart, Austrian pianist, dies
  • 1831-11-14 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian composer/piano builder, dies at 74
  • 1832-09-02 Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Austrian astronomer (b. 1754)
  • 1836-09-05 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (b. 1790)
  • 1837-10-17 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58
  • 1843-04-14 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist, dies at 42
  • 1846-02-03 Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Waisenhaus), dies at 79
  • 1846-07-24 Joseph Leopold Eybler, Austrian composer/choir master, dies at 81
  • 1847-04-30 Charles L J, archduke of Austria/gov-gen (Austria-Netherland), dies
  • 1847-12-17 Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791)
  • 1848-10-05 Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (b. 1781)
  • 1849-03-28 Stephan L Endlicher, Austrian priest/botany, dies at 44
  • 1849-09-03 Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria writer/physician, dies
  • 1850-01-01 Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist, dies at 76
  • 1850-11-05 Ferdinand KJ, archduke of Austria, dies at 69

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1853-03-17 Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist, dies at 49

  • 1855-05-04 Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
  • 1857-07-15 Carl Czerny, Austrian pianist/composer, dies at 66
  • 1858-04-03 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer, dies at 79
  • 1858-04-07 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer, dies at 76
  • 1858-04-08 Anton Diabelli, Austrian composer/publisher, dies at 76
  • 1858-06-11 Klemens Wenzel von Metternich, Austrian statesman (b. 1773)
  • 1859-05-10 John Archduke of Austria, dies
  • 1866-03-24 Maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Filips of Austria, dies
  • 1868-01-14 Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66
  • 1868-01-28 Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62
  • 1870-07-21 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42
  • 1871-03-19 Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (b. 1795)
  • 1872-01-21 Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81
  • 1873-05-14 Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician and writer (b. 1797)
  • 1875-06-29 Ferdinand I KLJM de Goedige, Emperor of Austria, dies at 82
  • 1876-06-28 August W Ambros, Austria musicologist, dies at 59
  • 1877-06-03 Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1800)
  • 1880-08-05 Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Austrian physician (b. 1816)
  • 1881-04-27 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76
  • 1881-11-21 Ami Boué, Austrian geologist (b. 1794)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1884-01-06 Gregor Mendel, Austrian Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61

Monk/Geneticist Gregor Mendel
Monk/Geneticist
Gregor Mendel
  • 1884-01-06 Paul Taglioni, "the Great," Ital/Austrian choreographer, dies at 75
  • 1884-06-25 Hans Rott, Austrian composer, dies at 25
  • 1884-07-18 Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Austrian geologist (b. 1829)
  • 1884-09-20 Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist (b.1802)
  • 1884-10-03 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44
  • 1884-11-27 Franziska "Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina/choreography, dies at 74
  • 1885-05-29 Alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63
  • 1885-09-13 Friedrich Kiel, Austrian composer (b. 1821)
  • 1887-01-14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83
  • 1888-01-05 Henri Herz, Austrian composer, dies at a day before his 85th birthday
  • 1889-01-30 Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)
  • 1889-05-15 Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies
  • 1889-07-13 Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (b. 1830)
  • 1889-12-10 Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright, dies at 50
  • 1891-10-22 Ernst von Fleischl-Marxow, Austrian physiologist (b. 1846)
  • 1892-09-17 Ignaz V Zingerle Edler von Simmersberg, Austrian, dies
  • 1893-05-23 Anton von Schmerling, Austrian statesman (b. 1805)
  • 1893-11-12 Alexander Freiherr von Bach, premier of Austria (1852-59), dies at 80
  • 1894-07-17 Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (b. 1810)
  • 1895-02-02 Archduke Albert, Austrian general (b. 1817)
  • 1895-02-18 Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austrian (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77
  • 1895-03-09 Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (Masochism), dies at 59
  • 1895-05-21 Franz von Suppe, Austrian composer (Poet und Bauer), dies at 76
  • 1895-07-08 Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821)
  • 1895-10-31 Franz Hedrich, Austria writer, dies at about 62
  • 1895-11-29 Eduard count von Taaffe, Austria premier (1868..93), dies at 62
  • 1896-10-11 Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (Te Deum, Wagner Symphony), dies at 72
  • 1897-02-01 Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)
  • 1898-06-22 Anton Kerner Ritter von Marilaun, Austria botanist, dies at 66
  • 1898-09-10 Elisabeth AE, empress of Austria/wife of Franz Joseph I, dies at 60
  • 1899-03-20 Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (b. 1822)
  • 1899-06-03 Johann Baptist Strauss, Austria, composer (Waltz King), dies at 73
  • 1900-08-12 Wilhelm Steinitz, Austrian chess player (b. 1836)
  • 1903-02-22 Hugo Filipp Jakob Wolf, Austrian composer (Corregidor), dies at 42
  • 1903-10-04 Otto Weininger, Austrian philosopher (b. 1880)
  • 1904-07-03 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies
  • 1904-08-06 Eduard Hanslick, Austrian music critic (b. 1825)
  • 1904-10-04 Karl Bayer, Austrian chemist (b. 1847)
  • 1904-10-08 Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria sociologist/philosopher, dies at 62
  • 1905-03-12 Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter, dies at 92
  • 1906-09-05 Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (b. 1844)
  • 1907-10-08 Alfred, Liechtensteins noble of Austrian Herrenhaus, dies at 65
  • 1909-07-09 Kasimir Felix Badeni, Premier of Polish/Austria (1895-97), dies at 62
  • 1910-03-10 Karl Lueger, Austrian anti-semite/mayor of Vienna, dies at 65
  • 1911-02-11 Albert von Rothschild, baron/Austrian banker, dies at 66
  • 1912-02-17 Aloys von Aerenthal, foreign minister (Austria-Hungary), dies at 57
  • 1914-06-21 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)
  • 1914-06-28 Sophie, Princess of Austria, assassinated

MurderAssassination

1914-06-28 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI

Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria
Franz Ferdinand
  • 1914-11-03 Georg Trakl, Austria poet (Totentag, Cocaine Overdose), dies at 27