Austrian History (Part 2)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 445


Battle of InterestBattle of Dettingen

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 commanded troops in the field.
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King George II with the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Dettingen
King George II with the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Dettingen
  • 1743-09-13 Great Britain, Austria and 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 and Austria sign treaty of cooperation
  • 1746-06-02 Russia and Austria sign agreements
  • 1746-06-16 Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish and French army
  • 1746-10-11 Battle of Rocoux: French defeat British, Austrian and 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, Great Britain & Modena sign secret military treaty
  • 1756-05-01 France and Austria sign alliance
  • 1757-05-01 Austria and 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 and 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 and 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 the 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 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Symphony No. 36" premieres in Linz, Austria

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1789-10-12 French Revolution: King Louis XVI writes secretly to the King of Spain about complaining of harsh treatment; the Count of Artois writes to the Austrian king requesting military intervention in France

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

BattleDeclaration of War

1792-04-14 France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars

Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton
  • 1792-04-20 Amidst the French Revolution, France declares war on Austria and Prussia, beginning the French Revolutionary Wars
  • 1793-03-05 French troops are defeated by Austrian forces and Liège is recaptured
  • 1793-03-18 Second Battle at Neerwinden: Austria army beats France
  • 1793-12-26 Battle of Geisberg: French defeat Austrians.
  • 1794-05-18 Second Battle of Bouvines (France-Austria)
  • 1794-07-02 Second 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 and 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 Second 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 and 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 and Austria sign the Holy Alliance
  • 1815-11-20 Russia, Prussia, Austria and England sign an Alliance "for the maintenance of peace in Europe" on the same day as the 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 Biela's Comet rediscovered by Austrian astronomer Wilhelm von Biela (originally discovered 1772)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 1,021

  • 1722-10-02 Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier, born in Horn, Austria (d. 1776)
  • 1722-11-19 Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (invented percussion as a diagnostic technique), born in Graz, Duchy of Styria (d. 1809)
  • 1723-10-04 Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus, Austrian entomologist, born in Vienna (d. 1798)
  • 1724-02-29 Eva Marie Veigel [La Violette], Austrian ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick, born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1822)
  • 1724-05-07 Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, Austrian general, born in Strasbourg, Alsace, France (d. 1797)
  • 1724-09-14 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, born in Baden bei Wien, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1724-12-05 Joseph Friebert, Austrian composer, born in Gnadendorf, Lower Austria (d. 1799)
  • 1725-10-21 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)
  • 1726-04-20 Jozef de Ferraris, French-Austrian general and cartographer, born in Lunéville, France (d. 1814)
  • 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)
  • 1729-05-02 Florian Johann Deller, Austrian composer, baptized in Drosendorf, Austria (d. 1773)
  • 1729-09-27 Michael Denis, Austrian poet, bibliographer and lepidopterist, born in Schärding, Austria (d. 1800)
  • 1730-06-07 Georg von Pasterwiz, Austrian composer, born in Passau, Germany (d. 1803)
  • 1732-03-31 Franz Joseph Haydn, prominent composer of the classical period (The Creation/Die Schopfung), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1733-10-14 François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal, born in Hainaut, Austrian Netherlands (d. 1798)
  • 1734-05-23 Franz Anton Mesmer, Austrian physician and hypnotist (Mesmerism), born in Iznang, Germany (d. 1815)
  • 1736-02-03 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
  • 1736-06-07 Karl Frieberth, Austrian composer, born in Wullersdorf, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1737-09-14 Michael Haydn, Austrian composer, born in Rohrau, Austria (d. 1806)
  • 1737-10-02 Franz Schneider, Austrian organist and composer, baptized in Pulkau (d. 1812)
  • 1737-12-26 Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (d. 1815)
  • 1738-07-11 Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen and Governor of the Austrian Netherlands, born in Moritzburg, Electorate of Saxony (d. 1822)
  • 1738-10-06 Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, second child of Francis I Holy Roman Emperor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1789)
  • 1739-11-02 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1799)
  • 1740-03-19 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austrian(?), violin cellist
  • 1743-12-06 Franz Nikolaus Novotny, Austrian composer, born in Eisenstadt, Austria (d. 1773)
  • 1744-05-04 Marianne Martinez, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1812)
  • 1746-02-26 Archduchess Marie Amalie of Austria, duchess of Piacenza (d. 1806)

Person of interestLeopold II

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
  • 1747-10-11 Marian Paradeiser, Austrian composer, born in Riedenthal, Austria (d. 1775)
  • 1749-01-12 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat
  • 1749-04-21 Johann Michael Malzat, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1787)
  • 1751-07-30 Maria Anna Mozart, Austrian pianist and Wolfgang's sister, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1829)
  • 1751-12-26 Clement Hofbauer, Austrian missionary and saint (d. 1820)
  • 1752-01-30 Joseph Matthias Kracher, Austrian composer, born in Mattighofen, Austria (d. 1835)
  • 1752-03-22 Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1802)
  • 1752-08-13 Maria Carolina of Austria, Queen of the Two Sicilies, born in Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna (d. 1814)
  • 1752-09-21 Louise of Stolberg-Gedern, Countess of Albany, born in Mons, Austrian Netherlands (d. 1824)
  • 1754-06-04 Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Austrian astronomer, born in Pest, Hungary (d. 1832)

Person of interestMarie Antoinette

1755-11-02 Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (1774-92) who allegedly uttered the phrase "let them eat cake", born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1793)

Queen of France Marie Antoinette
Queen of France
Marie Antoinette

Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756-01-27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1791)

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1756-01-30 Josef Preindl, Austrian organist & composer, born in Marbach on the Danube, Lower Austria (d. 1823)
  • 1756-08-29 Heinrich Graf von Bellegarde, Austrian field marshal and statesman, born in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1845)
  • 1756-09-08 Anton Teyber, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1822)
  • 1757-06-01 Ignaz J Pleyel, Austria composer/piano builder (Piano method)
  • 1757-06-18 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian-French composer and piano builder, born in Ruppersthal, Austria (d. 1831)
  • 1757-10-26 Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (elementary philosophy), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1823)
  • 1758-08-25 Franz Teyber, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1810)
  • 1759-06-05 Theodor Zwetler, Austrian composer, born in Weitra, Austria (d. 1826)
  • 1760-06-26 Johan I Jozef, Monarch of Liechtenstein and fieldmarshal, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1836)
  • 1762-07-20 Jakob Haibel, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d.1826)
  • 1763-05-07 Józef Antoni Poniatowski, Polish general and marshal of France, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1813)
  • 1764-02-08 Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer
  • 1765-06-13 Anton Eberl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1807)
  • 1765-09-18 Gregory XVI [Bartolomeo Alberto Mauro Cappellari], Pope (1831-1846), born in Belluno, Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1846)
  • 1766-03-28 Joseph Weigl, Austrian composer and conductor (Emmeline), born in Eisenstadt, Austria (d. 1846)
  • 1766-08-01 Ignaz Anton Franz Xaver Ladurner, Austrian pianist and composer, born in Aldino, Italy (d. 1839)
  • 1767-09-26 Wenzel Müller, Austrian composer, born in Markt Türnau, Moravia (d. 1835)
  • 1768-12-06 Johann Baptist Henneberg, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1822)
  • 1769-04-11 Johann Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, born in Korneuburg, Austria (d. 1843)
  • 1771-04-18 Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1820)
  • 1771-04-29 Matthäus Stegmayer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1820)
  • 1771-12-26 Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Regulus)
  • 1772-04-01 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1844)
  • 1773-05-15 Clemens L Metternich, Austrian prince
  • 1773-08-29 Raphael G. Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music), born in Holleschau, Moravia, Czech Republic (d. 1850)
  • 1773-12-24 Joseph Wölfl, Austrian pianist & composer, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1812)
  • 1775-04-08 Adam A earl von Neipperg, Austrian general and Napoleon's wife Marie lover, born in Vienna (d. 1829)
  • 1776-04-08 Thaddäus Weigl, Austrian composer (d. 1844)
  • 1776-08-15 Ignaz von Seyfried, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1841)
  • 1777-04-18 Ignac Ruzitska, Austrian composer, born in Bazin, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1833)
  • 1778-01-31 Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)
  • 1778-03-08 Friedrich August Kanne, Austrian-German composer, born in Delitzsch, Saxony (d. 1833)
  • 1778-05-08 Johann Baptist Gansbacher, Austrian composer, born in Sterzing, Tyrol, Italy (d. 1844)
  • 1778-07-10 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer and royal chaplain master, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1858)
  • 1779-07-20 Ignaz Schuster, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1835)
  • 1781-01-20 Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (d. 1848)
  • 1781-05-25 Ferdinand Karl Joseph, Archduke of Austria-Este, born in Milan (d. 1850)
  • 1781-08-09 Michael Umlauf, Austrian violinist, composer and conductor (premiere of Beethoven's 9th), born in Vienna (d. 1842)
  • 1781-09-06 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher and composer, born in Mattsee, Austria (d. 1858)
  • 1782-01-20 Johan B J F S, archduke of Austria
  • 1782-04-26 Maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, French queen as wife of Louis Phillip of Austria, born in Caserta Palace, Naples (d. 1866)
  • 1784-12-13 Archduke Louis of Austria, 14th child of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II and Feldmarschal-Leutnant of Austrian Imperial Army, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1864)
  • 1787-11-25 Franz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist and composer (Silent Night), born in Hochberg, Austria (d. 1863)
  • 1787-12-14 Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia, born in Monza, Duchy of Milan (d. 1816)
  • 1788-01-08 Archduke Rudolph of Austria, Austrian clergyman & noble, born in Florence, Tuscany (d. 1831)
  • 1788-10-11 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, born in Frymburk, Bohemia (d. 1867)
  • 1788-12-18 Camille Pleyel, Austrian piano builder/composer
  • 1789-10-26 Joseph Mayseder, Austrian violinist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1863)
  • 1790-06-01 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (d. 1836)
  • 1791-01-15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1872)
  • 1791-02-20 Carl Czerny, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1791-07-26 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer and 6th child of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1844)
  • 1791-12-12 Marie-Louise of Austria, Duchess of Parma and second wife of Napoleon, born in Hofburg, Vienna, Austria (d. 1847)
  • 1793-03-03 Charles Sealsfield [Carl Anton Postl], Austrian-American writer, born in Popice u Znojma, Moravia (d. 1864)
  • 1793-04-19 Ferdinand I, Emperor of Austria (1835-48), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1875)
  • 1793-07-04 Franz Pecháček, Austrian-German composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1840)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 583

  • 1776-06-10 Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier, dies at 53
  • 1777-03-01 Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court) composer/pianist, dies at 62
  • 1778-06-07 Johann Georg Zechner, Austrian composer, 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
  • 1783-04-07 Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer, Austrian composer, dies at 71
  • 1784-08-06 Karl Kohaut, Austrian composer and lutenist, dies at 57
  • 1787-05-13 Johann Michael Malzat, Austrian composer, dies at 38
  • 1787-05-28 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • 1787-11-15 Christoph Willibald Gluck, Austrian composer (Iphigénie Tauride), dies at 73
  • 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)

Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1791-12-05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), dies at 35

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1794-06-27 Wenzel Anton Graf Kaunitz, Austrian statesman (b. 1711)
  • 1797-08-22 Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, Austrian general, dies at 73
  • 1798-04-29 Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus, Austrian entomologist, dies at 74
  • 1798-07-21 François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal, dies at 64
  • 1799-08-06 Joseph Friebert, Austrian composer, dies at 74
  • 1799-10-24 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59
  • 1800-09-29 Michael Denis, Austrian poet, bibliographer and lepidopterist, dies at 71
  • 1801-05-15 Louis C count Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian diplomat, dies at 73
  • 1801-11-24 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (b. 1725)
  • 1802-11-07 Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, Austrian composer, dies at 50
  • 1803-01-26 Georg von Pasterwiz, Austrian composer, dies at 72
  • 1806-08-10 Michael Haydn, Austrian composer, dies at 68
  • 1807-03-11 Anton Eberl, Austrian composer, dies at 41
  • 1809-03-07 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer, dies at 73
  • 1809-05-31 Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer (Jahreszeiten), dies at 77
  • 1810-09-09 Johann Baptiste Hagenauer, Austrian sculptor, dies at 78
  • 1810-10-21 Franz Teyber, Austrian composer, dies at 52
  • 1811-07-28 Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Coriolan), dies
  • 1812-12-13 Marianne Martinez, Austrian composer, dies at 68
  • 1814-04-01 Jozef de Ferraris, French-Austrian general and cartographer, dies at 87
  • 1814-09-08 Maria Carolina of Austria, Queen of the Two Sicilies, dies at 62
  • 1815-02-26 Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737)
  • 1815-03-05 Franz Anton Mesmer, Austrian physician and hypnotist (Mesmerism), dies at 80
  • 1816-03-23 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, dies at 91
  • 1816-04-07 Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia, dies at 28
  • 1816-08-06 Karl Frieberth, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • 1817-10-26 Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (b. 1727)
  • 1820-01-25 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79
  • 1820-05-10 Matthäus Stegmayer, Austrian composer, dies at 49
  • 1820-10-15 Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal, dies at 49
  • 1822-02-10 Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen and Governor of the Austrian Netherlands, dies at 83
  • 1822-10-16 Eva Marie Veigel [La Violette], Austrian ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick, dies at 98
  • 1822-11-18 Anton Teyber, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • 1822-11-26 Johann Baptist Henneberg, Austrian composer, dies at 53
  • 1823-04-10 Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (elementary philosophy), dies at 65
  • 1823-10-26 Josef Preindl, Austrian organist and composer, dies at 67
  • 1826-03-27 Jakob Haibel, Austrian composer, dies at 63
  • 1826-08-30 Theodor Zwetler, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • 1827-08-27 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies

Person of interestFranz Schubert

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 and Napoleon's wife Marie lover, dies at 53
  • 1829-10-29 Maria Anna Mozart, Austrian pianist and Wolfgang's sister, dies at 78
  • 1831-11-14 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian-French composer and piano builder, dies at 74
  • 1832-09-02 Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Austrian astronomer, dies at 78
  • 1833-02-18 Ignac Ruzitska, Austrian composer, dies at 55
  • 1833-12-16 Friedrich August Kanne, Austrian-German composer, dies at 55
  • 1835-08-03 Wenzel Müller, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • 1835-11-06 Ignaz Schuster, Austrian composer, dies at 56
  • 1836-09-05 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (b. 1790)
  • 1837-10-17 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58
  • 1840-09-15 Franz Pecháček, Austrian-German composer, dies at 47
  • 1841-08-27 Ignaz von Seyfried, Austrian composer, dies at 65
  • 1842-06-20 Michael Umlauf, Austrian violinist, composer and conductor (premiere of Beethoven's 9th), dies at 60
  • 1843-01-07 Franz Schoberlechner, Austrian composer, dies at 45
  • 1843-04-14 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austrian composer/violist, dies at 42
  • 1843-05-12 Johann Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, dies at 74
  • 1844-02-29 Thaddäus Weigl, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • 1844-04-08 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, Austrian composer, dies at 72
  • 1844-07-13 Johann Baptist Gansbacher, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • 1844-07-29 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer and 6th child of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, dies at 53
  • 1846-02-03 Joseph Weigl, Austrian composer and conductor (Waisenhaus), dies at 79
  • 1846-07-24 Joseph Leopold Eybler, Austrian composer/choir master, dies at 81
  • 1847-12-17 Marie-Louise of Austria, Duchess of Parma and second wife of Napoleon, dies at 56
  • 1848-10-05 Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (b. 1781)
  • 1848-11-23 Alfred Julius Becher, Austrian journalist and composer, dies at 45
  • 1849-03-28 Stephan Endlicher, Austrian botanist, dies at 44
  • 1849-09-03 Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austrian physician and philosopher, dies at 43
  • 1850-01-01 Raphael G. Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music), dies at 76
  • 1850-11-05 Ferdinand Karl Joseph, Archduke of Austria-Este, dies at 69
  • 1855-05-04 Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
  • 1857-06-28 Joseph Fischhof, Czech-Austrian pianist and composer, dies at 53
  • 1857-07-15 Carl Czerny, Austrian pianist/composer, dies at 66
  • 1858-04-03 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer and royal chaplain master, dies at 79
  • 1858-04-07 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher and composer, dies at 76
  • 1858-06-11 Klemens Wenzel von Metternich, Austrian statesman (b. 1773)
  • 1859-05-10 John Archduke of Austria, dies
  • 1860-11-05 Carl Binder, Austrian composer, dies at 43
  • 1862-05-25 Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor, singer and playwright (Judith und Holofernes), dies at 60
  • 1863-06-07 Franz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist and composer (Silent Night), dies at 75
  • 1863-11-21 Joseph Mayseder, Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1864-05-26 Charles Sealsfield, Austrian-American writer, dies at 71
  • 1864-12-21 Archduke Louis of Austria, 14th child of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II and Feldmarschal-Leutnant of Austrian Imperial Army, dies at 80
  • 1866-03-24 Maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, French queen as wife of Louis Philip of Austria, dies at 83