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  • noun

Synonyms for Habsburg

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

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Wawro explains why the Hapsburg state did not posture itself for success.
Command one of four different civilizations: the English, the French, the Spanish, and the Hapsburg Empire with more to become available!
Monarchical ties to the Roman Papacy in both the late Trastamara and early Hapsburg dynasties made the Conquest a necessarily Catholic responsibility, at least officially founded upon a Christian cosmovision.
Then, the obsolete paradigm was dynastic competition, especially that between the Houses of Hapsburg and Romanov; the new paradigm was set by the mortal threat posed to all Christian, conservative monarchies by the notion of popular sovereignty and Jacobinical definitions of human rights.
Politicians of both left and right still preside over the bloated bureaucracies inherited from the communists (and the Hapsburgs before them), and over a paralyzing corruption that has more to do with democratic institutions than Porter cares to acknowledge.
The Wn refers to the acceptance performed in Vienna (Wien in Austrian), the double-headed imperial eagle was the symbol of the Hapsburg Monarchy, followed by the last two numbers of the year the rifle was accepted.
The Ottomans arrived in the sixteenth century, only to succumb to the pressure of the Hapsburg Empire in 1718.
Both Hapsburgs and Wittelsbachs, Fugger and Hochstetter were numbered among Breu's clients, and tax records prove him to have been one of Augsburg's most financially successful artists; in keeping with his humble background as son of a cloth-finisher, however, he deplored the double standard of justice for rich and poor.
The same discounts are also available on the Glory Of The Hapsburgs journey down the Danube on May 17.
This defeat left the Hapsburgs free to assert their dynastic claim to the kingdom of Hungary, forcing Louis's successor, John Zapolyai, to treat with the Ottomans.
The governing theme of these chapters is the long drawn out competition for European dominance between the Hapsburgs, Spanish and Austrian, and their rivals at Paris, Valois and Bourbons.
carefully follows each thread of that web, finding beneath the complexity some relatively simple truths: the Duke of Alburquerque, appointed by Philip V of Spain, would do virtually anything to appear to be loyal to his king, those around him openly peddled influence according to Alburquerque's lead, and not everyone was completely aware the Hapsburgs were sliding to oblivion, the Bourbons and their reforms were rising, and parts of the Mexican Revolution were slowly assembling themselves.
When the Hapsburgs reconquered some of it centuries of border warfare followed.
The music for this service comes from countries ruled by the Hapsburgs.
A talented etcher and engraver, Coornhert supported William of Orange against the Hapsburgs and suffered imprisonment and exile.