- a monarchy (1867–1918) in central Europe that included the empire of Austria, the kingdom of Hungary, and various crown lands.
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Threatened by invasion from Austria-Hungary, Serbia called on its ally Russia for support.Barbara Tuchman’s ‘The Guns of August’ Is Still WWI’s Peerless Chronicle
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A century ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary embarked on his fatal journey to Sarajevo.Wounds of World War I Have Yet to Heal
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June 28, 2014
Austria-Hungary had only a few fortresses of modern construction.
If Austria-Hungary fell, the overthrow of Germany might have been threatened.
And again they swept back the attacking masses of Austria-Hungary.
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Japan grow nearly all the rest.Commercial Geography
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It is rumoured that Austria-Hungary thinks this a capital idea.
- the Dual Monarchy established in 1867, consisting of what are now Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and parts of Poland, Romania, Ukraine, and Italy. The empire was broken up after World War I
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