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  • 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

  • Claudio Magris in Online Journal
    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...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in Bloomberg
    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.
  • Jean-Jacques Aillagon in guardian.co.uk
    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."

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