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  1. Vienna, German Wien, Czech Videň, Hungarian Bécs, city and Bundesland (federal state), the capital of Austria. Of the country’s nine states, Vienna is the smallest in area but the largest in population. Modern Vienna has undergone several historical incarnations. From 1558 to 1918 it was an imperial city—until 1806 the seat of the Holy Roman Empire and then the capital of the Austro ...

  2. Holy Roman Empire, German Heiliges Römisches Reich, Latin Sacrum Romanum Imperium, the varying complex of lands in western and central Europe ruled over first by Frankish and then by German kings for 10 centuries (800–1806). (For histories of the territories governed at various times by the empire, see France; Germany; Italy.) The precise term Sacrum Romanum Imperium dates only from 1254 ...

  3. By 1440, Vienna became the main resident city of the Habsburg Dynasties and the capital of the Holy Roman Empire (1452) as well as the cultural centre for arts and science, music and fine cuisine. The economic mainstays were trade and wine export. Wine production was protected by import bans on foreign, particularly Hungarian, wines.

  4. Vienna (German: Wien) is the capital and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna borders Lower Austria and Styria to the west, Slovakia to the northeast, Hungary to the east, and Slovenia to the far south. It is 415 km2 and has more than 1,600,000 inhabitants, making it the smallest state in size and the largest in population. Vienna was founded around 500BC by the Celts as Vindobona. During ...

  5. Nov 14, 2017 · Determined to follow in the footsteps of the great Islamic conquerors of old, Mustafa had set out to overcome the barrier that once before, in 1529, blocked the westward advance of the Ottoman Turks: Vienna, capital of the Holy Roman Empire and of the Imperial dynasty, the House of Hapsburg. Leopold I Pleads for Help

  6. Sep 09, 2014 · The first priority of the Congress of Vienna was to deal with territorial issues: a new configuration of German states, the reorganisation of central Europe, the borders of central Italy and territorial transfers in Scandinavia. Though the allies came close to blows over the partition of Poland, by February 1815 they had averted a new war ...

  7. The Holy Roman Empire was a union of territories in Central Wiki Europe during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period under a Holy Roman Emperor. The first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire was Otto I, crowned in 962. The last was Francis II, who abdicated and dissolved the Empire in 1806 during the Napoleonic Wars. In a decree following the 1512 Diet of Cologne, the name was officially ...

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