Austria-Hungary 1867–1918

Austria History 1867–1918

The loss of supremacy in Germany forced the Habsburg monarchy to come to an understanding with the Magyars. F. F. Graf Beust, Foreign Minister since October 1866 and soon afterwards also Prime Minister, brought about the settlement with Hungary, which was decided on February 8, 1867 in Vienna (Treaty of June 12). Restored on February 27th, respectively, and on June 8th, Franz Joseph and Elisabeth were crowned King and Queen…

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