Austrian History

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 441

  • 0833-06-30 Louis, king of Austria, crowned
  • 0996-11-01 First recorded use of modern name for Austria in the 'Ostarrîchi Document'

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1156-09-17 Emperor Frederick Barbarossa issues the 'Privilegium Minus' decree, which elevated Austria to a duchy.

Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa
Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick Barbarossa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1192-09-21 English King Richard I the Lion hearted, captured by Leopold V, Duke of Austria

  • 1235-01-02 Emperor Joseph II orders Jews of Galicia Austria to adopt family names
  • 1246-06-15 Battle at Leitha: Hungary-Austrian
  • 1246-06-15 With the death of Duke Frederick II, the Babenberg dynasty ends in Austria
  • 1283-06-01 Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market
  • 1283-06-01 Treaty of Rheinfelden: Duke Rudolph II of Austria waives his right to the Duchies of Austria and Styria.
  • 1298-06-24 Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jews of Ifhauben, Austria massacred
  • 1313-11-09 Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gamelsdorf.
  • 1315-11-15 Battle of Morgarten: Swiss beat duke Leopold I of Austria
  • 1322-09-28 Battle of Muhldorf: the Duchy of (Upper) Bavaria defeats Austrian forces
  • 1335-05-02 Otto the Merry, Duke of Austria, becomes Duke of Carinthia
  • 1349-09-29 People of Krems Austria accuse Jews of poisoning wells
  • 1379-09-09 Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Habsburg lands between the Habsburg Dukes Albert III and Leopold III.
  • 1386-07-09 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
  • 1388-04-09 Battle of Näfels; Glarius Swiss defeat Habsburg (Austrian) army
  • 1409-03-03 Austrian civil war ends
  • 1420-05-23 Jews of Syria & Austria expelled
  • 1421-05-11 Jews are expelled from Styria Austria
  • 1421-05-23 Jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled
  • 1429-01-10 Order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain
  • 1453-01-06 Emperor Frederik III becomes archduke of Austria
  • 1482-12-23 The Peace of Atrecht (now Arras) concluded between Louis XI of France and Maximilian of Austria, ending the War of the Burgundian Succession
  • 1485-06-28 Gent/Brugge/Ieper recognize Maximilian of Austria as regent of Neth
  • 1489-07-22 Treaty of Frankfurt signed between Maximilian of Austria and King Charles VIII of France
  • 1493-05-23 King Charles VIII & Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis
  • 1493-08-19 Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I becomes Archduke of Austria
  • 1496-03-09 Jews are expelled from Carintha, Austria
  • 1497-01-06 Jews are expelled from Graz in Styria, Austria
  • 1501-10-13 Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII sign Treaty of Trente
  • 1502-02-25 Austrian emperor Maximilian I reformats government machine
  • 1515-01-01 Jews are expelled from Laibach Austria
  • 1519-05-09 Austrian adel and burgerij in uprising against central government
  • 1521-04-28 Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Archduke of Netherlands-Austria
  • 1522-02-07 Treaty of Brussels: Habsburgers split into Spanish and Austrian Branches
  • 1522-08-11 Uprising of adel/burgerij in Austria fails
  • 1526-12-17 Ferdinand of Austria chosen as King of Bohemia
  • 1527-01-01 Croatian nobles elect Ferdinand I of Austria as king of Croatia in the Parliament on Cetin
  • 1527-02-24 Ferdinand of Austria crowned as king of Bohemia
  • 1527-11-03 Ferdinand of Austria/Bohemia chosen as king of Hungary
  • 1529-08-03 "Peace of the Ladies" (Treaty of Cambrai) made between Holy Roman Empire and the French, negotiated by Louise of Savoy and Margaret of Austria
  • 1531-01-31 King Ferdinand of Austria and King John Zapolya of Hungary offically recognise each other

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1533-06-22 Ferdinand of Austria and Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sign peace treaty

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent
  • 1538-02-24 Treaty of Nagyvarad/Peace of Grosswardein signed between Ferdinand I of Austria and John Zápolya of Hungary.
  • 1541-12-29 Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu
  • 1547-06-13 King Ferdinand of Austria subjects himself on Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
  • 1551-07-19 Treaty of Karlsburg: arch duke Ferdinand of Austria recognized as King of Hungary/Transsylvania
  • 1556-09-09 Pope Paul IV refuses to crown Ferdinand of Austria emperor
  • 1571-01-11 Emperor Maximilian II grants Austrian adel freedom of religion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1595-05-02 King Philip II names Albrecht of Austria land guardian of Netherlands

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • 1596-04-17 Archduke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais
  • 1596-10-24 -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
  • 1597-09-16 French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
  • 1606-11-11 Turkey & Austria sign Treaty of Zsitva-Torok
  • 1607-06-25 Mentally ill emperor Rudolf II signs Treaty of Lieben, giving up Austria, Hungary & Moravia
  • 1625-05-11 Peasants besiege Frankenburg estate in Upper Austria
  • 1625-05-15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt, Upper-Austria
  • 1626-07-05 Battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated
  • 1628-08-01 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
  • 1631-11-04 Ferdinand of Austria installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
  • 1642-11-02 Second Battle of Breitenfeld, aka First Battle of Leipzig; victory for the Swedish army under Field Marshal Lennart Torstenson over Holy Roman Empire army under Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria
  • 1648-08-26 People's uprising against Anna of Austria & Cardinal Mazarin
  • 1653-05-24 German Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
  • 1660-05-03 Sweden, Poland, Brandenburg & Austria sign Peace of Oliva
  • 1663-04-18 Osman declares war on Austria
  • 1663-09-25 Austrian Fort Neuhausl surrenders to invading Turkish army
  • 1664-08-10 Austria and the Ottoman Empire sign the Peace of Vásvár
  • 1670-02-27 Jews expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I
  • 1670-07-25 Austrian Emperor Leopold I expels 4,000 Jews from Vienna
  • 1683-09-12 Austro-Ottoman War: Battle of Vienna - several European armies join forces to defeat the Ottoman Empire
  • 1688-09-06 Austrian armies occupy Belgrade
  • 1691-08-19 Battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks
  • 1699-01-26 Venice, Poland & Austria sign Treaty of Carlowitz with Ottoman Empire
  • 1703-09-12 English army under arch duke Charles of Austria lands in Portugal
  • 1708-08-03 Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army
  • 1711-05-01 Archduke Karel of Austria/Hungarian rebellion sign Peace of Szatmar
  • 1714-09-07 Treaty of Baden: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI & France, ends War of Spanish Succession, French retain Alsace, Austria gets bank of Rhine
  • 1715-11-15 Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to Netherlands
  • 1716-06-25 Eugenius of Savoye named land guardian of Austrian Netherlands
  • 1718-07-21 The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.
  • 1718-08-02 Austrian joins Triple Alliance
  • 1718-12-17 France, Britain and Austria declare war on Spain (War of the Quadruple Alliance 1718–1720)
  • 1719-01-05 Britain, Hannover, Saxony-Poland and Austria sign anti-Prussian Russian pact
  • 1724-12-23 Emperor Charles VI names Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria land guardian of the Austrian Netherlands
  • 1725-05-01 Spain and Austria sign trade treaty
  • 1725-11-05 Spain & Austria sign secret treaty
  • 1737-07-18 Battle at Banja Luka: Turkish army beats Austrians
  • 1738-11-18 France & Austria sign peace treaty
  • 1739-04-21 Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord
  • 1739-07-22 Ottoman Empire defeats Austria at Crocyka (Krotzka) in Serbia & subsequently successfully laid siege to Belgrade
  • 1739-09-18 Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks
  • 1740-10-20 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
  • 1741-04-10 War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz.
  • 1741-07-31 Charles Albert of Bavaria invades Upper Austria and Bohemia.
  • 1742-02-01 Sardinia and Austria sign alliance

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

1742-05-17 Battle of Chotusitz: Frederick II and Prussia defeat the Austrians

King of Prussia Frederick the Great
King of Prussia
Frederick the Great
  • 1742-07-28 Prussia and Austria sign peace treaty

BattleBattle of Interest

1743-06-27 War of the Austrian Succession: Battle of Dettingen: in Bavaria, King George II of Britain personally leads troops into battle. The last time a British monarch would command troops in the field.

King of Great Britain and Ireland George II
King of Great Britain and Ireland
George II

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 755

  • 1221-06-15 Frederik II, [Strijdbare], duke of Austria
  • 1290-08-04 Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)
  • 1298-12-12 Albert II of Austria (d. 1358)
  • 1301-07-23 Duke Otto of Austria (d. 1339)
  • 1339-11-01 Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (d. 1365)
  • 1349-09-09 Duke Albert III of Austria (d. 1395)
  • 1351-11-01 Duke Leopold III of Austria (d. 1386)
  • 1377-09-19 Albert IV, Duke of Austria (d. 1404)
  • 1415-09-21 Frederick III, Innsbruck Austria, German Emperor (1440-1493)
  • 1418-12-18 Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1463)
  • 1427-10-26 Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1496)
  • 1459-03-22 Maximilian I of Habsburg, German Emperor/archduke of Austria
  • 1477-01-25 Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII
  • 1478-06-22 Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)
  • 1480-01-10 Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530)
  • 1486-08-23 Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat, born in Vipava, Slovenia
  • 1498-11-15 Eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)
  • 1522-12-28 Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)
  • 1528-07-07 Anna of Austria, Duchess of Bavaria, daughter of Ferdinand I (d. 1590)
  • 1529-06-14 Ferdinand, archduke (Austria)/mayor (Bohemia)
  • 1533-09-15 Catherine of Austria, queen consort of Poland and Lithuania (d. 1572)
  • 1540-06-03 Charles I of Austria (d. 1590)
  • 1545-02-24 Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578)
  • 1547-02-24 Jan of Austria, Spanish military man/land guardian of the Netherland
  • 1549-11-01 Anna of Austria, fourth wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1580)
  • 1550-07-31 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster
  • 1552-02-19 Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (d. 1630)
  • 1553-06-15 Ernst, archduke of Austria/governor of the Netherlands
  • 1553-07-15 Archduke Ernest of Austria (d. 1595)
  • 1554-06-05 Elisabeth of Austria, queen consort of France (d. 1592)
  • 1557-02-24 Matthias, Holy Roman emperor (1612-19), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1558-05-16 Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)
  • 1558-10-12 Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria (1612-18), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1618)
  • 1559-11-13 Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1621)
  • 1559-11-15 Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo
  • 1572-04-14 Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632)
  • 1573-08-16 Anna of Austria, queen of Poland, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1598)
  • 1584-09-16 Matthias Gallas, Austria earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna/general-major
  • 1586-10-09 Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1632)
  • 1587-12-25 Margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)
  • 1588-12-24 Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)
  • 1589-10-07 Maria Magdalena of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (d. 1631)
  • 1609-05-16 Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands, Cardinal of the Holy Catholic Church and military commander during the Thirty Years' War, born in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain (d. 1641)
  • 1610-01-13 Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)
  • 1611-07-16 Archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Queen of Poland (d. 1644)
  • 1614-01-05 Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662)
  • 1628-05-17 Archduke Ferdinand Charles of Austria, Regent of the Tyrol (d. 1662)
  • 1629-04-07 Juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands
  • 1630-11-27 Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (d. 1665)
  • 1632-04-06 Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1649)
  • 1635-12-24 Mariana of Austria, second wife of king Philip IV of Spain (d. 1696)
  • 1638-01-12 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
  • 1643-04-05 Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lorraine/fieldmarshal in Austria
  • 1653-05-21 Eleonora Maria Josefa of Austria, queen consort of Poland and Lithuania (d. 1697)
  • 1653-05-30 Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Empress consort of Germany (d. 1676)
  • 1656-11-03 Georg Reutter, Austrian composer and organist (d. 1738)
  • 1657-11-11 Guido Starhemberg, Austria earl/fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)
  • 1663-10-16 Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (d. 1736)
  • 1668-10-18 Wierich PL earl von Daun, Austrian prince of Thiano/fieldmarshall
  • 1677-08-27 Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal (d. 1748)
  • 1683-09-07 Mary Anne of Austria, Archduchess of Austria and Queen consort of Portugal (d. 1754)
  • 1683-11-30 Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (d. 1744)
  • 1696-08-02 Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia
  • 1699-12-08 Maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757)
  • 1701-10-22 Maria Amalia of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1756)
  • 1705-09-24 Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (d. 1766)
  • 1705-10-23 Maximilian Ulysses Count Browne, Austrian field marshal (d. 1757)
  • 1708-04-06 Johann George Reutter, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1772)
  • 1709-01-22 Joseph Riepel, Austrian-born German composer, born in Rainbach im Mühlkreis (d. 1782)
  • 1710-10-16 Andreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (d. 1790)
  • 1711-01-01 Franz Freiherr von der Trenck, Austrian soldier (d. 1749)
  • 1711-01-29 Giuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1788)
  • 1711-02-02 Wenzel Anton von Kaunitz, Austrian diplomat (d. 1794)
  • 1711-02-05 Joseph Umstatt, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1762)
  • 1714-07-02 Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, Austria composer (Il re pastore)
  • 1715-01-29 Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court) composer/pianist
  • 1715-04-28 Franz Sparry, Austrian composer, born in Graz (d. 1767)
  • 1717-02-02 Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (d. 1790)
  • 1717-05-13 Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
  • 1722-10-02 Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier (d. 1776)
  • 1722-11-19 Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (d. 1809)
  • 1724-05-07 Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, Austrian general (d. 1797)
  • 1725-10-21 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)
  • 1726-04-20 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer
  • 1726-08-26 Karl Kohaut, Austrian composer and lutenist, born in Vienna (d. 1784)
  • 1727-02-16 Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817)
  • 1728-01-02 Louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium
  • 1728-04-02 Franz Asplmayr, Austrian composer, born in Linz (d. 1786)
  • 1729-09-27 Michael Denis, Austrian poet, bibliographer and lepidopterist (d. 1800)
  • 1732-03-31 Franz Joseph Haydn, prominent composer of the classical period (The Creation/Die Schopfung), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1733-10-14 François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798)
  • 1734-05-23 Friedrich Anton Mesmer, Austrian physician/hypnotist (Mesmerism)
  • 1736-02-03 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
  • 1737-12-26 Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (d. 1815)
  • 1738-10-06 Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, second child of Francis I Holy Roman Emperor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1789)
  • 1740-03-19 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austrian(?), violin cellist
  • 1746-02-26 Archduchess Marie Amalie of Austria, duchess of Piacenza (d. 1806)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1747-05-05 Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1765-90) and Holy Roman Emperor (1790-92), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1792)

Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II
Holy Roman Emperor
Leopold II
  • 1749-01-12 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat
  • 1751-07-30 Maria A [Nannerl] Mozart, Austrian pianist/Wolfgang's sister

Famous Weddings

  • 1490-12-14 Anna van Bretagne marries a proxy Maximilian of Austria
  • 1515-07-22 Anna of Bohemia (12) marries Karel van Ferdinand of Austria
  • 1599-04-18 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain

HeartWedding of Interest

1764-08-05 Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II (17) weds queen Maria Luisa of Spain (18) in Innsbruck, Austria

Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II
Holy Roman Emperor
Leopold II

HeartWedding of Interest

1782-08-04 Musician Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (26) weds Constanze Weber in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart

HeartWedding of Interest

1810-02-11 French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

HeartWedding of Interest

1842-04-12 Sardinia king Victor Emmanuel II (22) weds queen Adelaide of Austria (20) at Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi

King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia and Italy
Victor Emmanuel II
  • 1854-04-24 Austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth A E "Sissi"

HeartWedding of Interest

1900-07-01 Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand (36) weds countess Sophie Chotek (32) in Reichstadt, Bohemia

Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria
Franz Ferdinand
  • 1911-11-04 Charles I of Austria marries Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma
  • 1932-08-03 Austro-Hungarian-American theatre and film director Otto Preminger (26) weds Marion Mill

HeartWedding of Interest

1934-02-24 High-ranking member of British intelligence Kim Philby (22) weds communist Litzi Friedmann in Vienna, Austria

  • 1984-09-22 Brussels Princess Astrid marries Archduke Lorenz of Austrian-Este at Church of Our Lady of "De Zavel

HeartWedding of Interest

1989-05-16 MLB player Moises Alou (22) weds Austria Melo

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou

HeartWedding of Interest

2001-10-05 F1 racing driver Ralf Schumacher (26) weds former model Cora Brinkmann at the church of Maria Plain in Salzburg, Austria

Formula 1 Driver Ralf Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Ralf Schumacher
  • 2005-10-22 Austria's finance minister Karl-Heinz Grasser (36) weds Fiona Swarovski in Weissenkirchen, Austria

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 513

  • 0404-10-06 Eudoxia Aelia, empress of Austria, dies
  • 0450-07-28 Theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies
  • 0899-12-08 Arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies
  • 1018-06-23 Henry I, Margrave of Austria (994-1018) 'Henry the Strong'
  • 1055-05-26 Margrave Adalbert of Austria
  • 1075-06-10 Ernest of Austria (b. 1027)
  • 1095-10-12 Margrave Leopold II of Austria (b. 1050)
  • 1136-11-15 Margrave Leopold III of Austria (b. 1073)
  • 1141-10-18 Margrave Leopold IV of Austria
  • 1177-01-13 Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies. (b. 1107)
  • 1194-12-31 Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)
  • 1198-04-16 Duke Frederick I of Austria
  • 1230-07-28 Duke Leopold VI of Austria (b. 1176)
  • 1246-06-15 Frederik II "the Strijdbare", duke of Austria, dies in battle at 25
  • 1290-05-10 Duke Rudolph II of Austria (b. 1271)
  • 1307-07-04 Rudolf III, Duke of Austria/King of Bohemia dies
  • 1326-02-28 Duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290)
  • 1330-01-13 Frederick I (III), the Fair, Duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies (b. 1286)
  • 1339-02-17 Otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)
  • 1358-08-16 Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)
  • 1365-07-27 Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (b. 1339)
  • 1386-07-09 Leopold III of Austria (b. 1351)
  • 1395-08-29 Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)
  • 1404-09-14 Albert IV of Austria (b. 1377)
  • 1406-07-15 Duke William of Austria (b. c.1370)
  • 1411-06-03 Duke Leopold IV of Austria (b. 1371)
  • 1424-06-10 Duke Ernest of Austria (b. 1377)
  • 1429-09-28 Cymburgis of Masovia, wife of Duke Ernest of Austria
  • 1439-06-24 Duke Frederick IV of Austria (b. 1382)
  • 1445-08-08 Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
  • 1463-12-02 Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, dies at 44
  • 1464-01-08 Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385)
  • 1480-11-20 Eleonora van Austrian, translator, dies
  • 1496-03-04 Sigismund of Austria (b. 1427)
  • 1528-02-14 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
  • 1530-12-01 Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51
  • 1535-03-26 Georg Tannstetter, Austrian scientist (b. 1482)
  • 1558-02-25 Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498)
  • 1566-03-28 Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat, dies at 79
  • 1578-10-01 Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader, dies at 31
  • 1586-01-18 Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522)
  • 1590-07-10 Archduke Charles II of Austria (b. 1540)
  • 1591-07-18 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40
  • 1595-01-24 Ferdinand II of Austria (b. 1529)
  • 1595-02-12 Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)
  • 1595-02-20 Ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41
  • 1600-11-12 Andreas of Austrian, Land Guardian of Neth (1598-1600), dies at 42
  • 1618-11-02 Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria (1612-18), dies at 60
  • 1621-07-13 Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria, dies at 61
  • 1626-07-05 Stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle
  • 1630-09-18 Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (b. 1552)
  • 1632-05-25 Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1572)
  • 1633-12-01 Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67
  • 1634-06-22 Johann von Aldringen, Austrian field marshal (b. 1588)
  • 1641-11-09 Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands, Cardinal of the Holy Catholic Church and military commander during the Thirty Years' War, dies at 32
  • 1644-03-24 Cecilia Renata, arch duchess of Austria, dies
  • 1647-04-25 Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62
  • 1656-08-11 Prince Octavio Piccolomini, Duke of Amalfi, Austrian field marshal (b. 1599)
  • 1662-11-20 Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1614)
  • 1662-12-30 Archduke Ferdinand Charles of Austria (b. 1628)
  • 1665-06-25 Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (b. 1630)
  • 1665-09-25 Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (b. 1610)
  • 1666-01-20 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
  • 1679-09-17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish general/govenor of Netherlands, dies at 50
  • 1680-10-16 Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian-Austrian general (b. 1608 or 1609)
  • 1685-10-12 Christoph Ignaz Abele, Austrian jurist (b. 1628)
  • 1690-04-18 Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies
  • 1701-01-04 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian field marshal, dies at 62
  • 1704-05-03 Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Austrian violist/composer, dies at 59
  • 1723-04-05 J Fischer von Erlach, Austrian architect (Hofburg, Vienna), dies at 66
  • 1736-04-24 Prince Eugene of Savoy, French-born Austrian general (b. 1663)
  • 1737-03-07 Guido Starhemberg, Austrian earl/fieldmarshal, dies at 79
  • 1738-08-29 Georg Reuter, Austrian composer and organist, dies at 81
  • 1741-02-13 Johann Joseph Fux, Austrian composer/music theorist, dies at about 80
  • 1741-07-30 Wierich PL count von Daun, gov-gen of Austria & Netherlands, dies
  • 1744-01-26 Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)
  • 1748-02-18 Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1677)
  • 1749-10-04 Franz Freiherr von der Trenck, Austrian soldier (b. 1711)
  • 1757-05-06 Maximilian Ulysses Count Browne, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)
  • 1760-05-09 Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Austrian born German religious and social reformer, dies at 59
  • 1762-05-24 Joseph Umstatt, Austrian composer, dies at 51
  • 1766-02-05 Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)
  • 1767-04-07 Franz Sparry, Austrian composer, dies at 51
  • 1769-12-30 Nicholas Taaffe, 6th Viscount Taaffe, Austrian soldier (b. 1685)
  • 1776-06-10 Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier (b. 1722)
  • 1777-03-01 Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court) composer/pianist, dies at 62
  • 1780-11-29 Maria Theresa Hapsburg, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Croatia (1740-1780), dies following illness at 63
  • 1782-10-23 Joseph Riepel, Austrian-born German composer, dies at 73
  • 1784-08-06 Karl Kohaut, Austrian composer and lutenist, dies at 57
  • 1787-05-28 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • 1788-04-15 Giuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer, dies at 77
  • 1790-03-12 Andreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (b. 1710)
  • 1790-07-14 Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (b. 1717)
  • 1791-02-16 Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58
  • 1791-07-17 Martin Dobrizhoffer, Austrian Jesuit missionary (b. 1717)

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1791-12-05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1794-06-27 Wenzel Anton Graf Kaunitz, Austrian statesman (b. 1711)
  • 1797-08-22 Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, Alsatian-born Austrian general (b. 1724)
  • 1798-07-21 François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (b. 1733)
  • 1799-10-24 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59