hapsburg hapsburg  /ˈhæps bərɡ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806

News

  • US is the best chance to save the world from a repeat of 1914

    Gavrilo Princip was no sharpshooter. He didn’t have to be. His target passed just feet in front of him. Princip plugged the heir to the Hapsburg throne in the jugular vein. Archduke Franz Ferdinand bled out in his car.
    on January 25, 2014     Source: Heritage Foundation

Quotes

  1. "Napoleon's victory over the Austrians at Ulm," Magris said, starting far back in time, "was the victory of modern Europe of unification over the old Hapsburg-Danubian Europe of separate states, of the totalizer over the particular. Napoleon...
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Claudio Magris Source: Online Journal

  2. "In the past three election cycles, only four of California's 459 congressional and legislative seats changed hands. There was more turnover in the Hapsburg monarchy than the California Legislature," said the Austrian-born Schwarzenegger.
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: Bloomberg

  3. In a report to the minister, one leading historian, Jean Tulard, said: "This heart is undoubtedly that of a Hapsburg, and almost certainly that of Louis XVII. We can never be 100% sure, but this is about as sure as it gets."
    on Dec 7, 2003 By: Jean-Jacques Aillagon Source: guardian.co.uk

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