Hace 23 horas · Austria-Hungary was geographically the second-largest country in Europe after the Russian Empire, at 621,538 km 2 (239,977 sq mi) and the third-most populous (after Russia and the German Empire). The Empire built up the fourth-largest machine building industry in the world, after the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom . 
Hace 1 día · The empire's defeat in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 led to the end of the Confederation and paved the way for the establishment of Austria-Hungary a year later. After the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914, Emperor Franz Joseph declared war on Serbia , which ultimately escalated into World War I .
Hace 3 días · Austria was dominated by the House of Habsburg and House of Habsburg-Lorraine ( Haus Österreich) from 1273 to 1918. In 1806, when Emperor Francis II of Austria dissolved the Holy Roman Empire, Austria became the Austrian Empire, and was also part of the German Confederation until the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.
Hace 3 días · The nation of Austria-Hungary was geographically the second largest country in Europe after Russia.  Its territories were appraised at 621,540 square kilometres (239,977 sq mi) in 1905. After Russia and the German Empire, it was the third most populous country in Europe. 
Hace 23 horas · Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I ( German: Franz Joseph Karl, Hungarian: Ferenc József Károly, 18 August 1830 – 21 November 1916) was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, and the other states of the Habsburg monarchy from 2 December 1848 until his death on 21 November 1916. 
- 2 December 1848 – 21 November 1916
- Princess Sophie of Bavaria
Hace 4 días · Austria is bordered to the north by the Czech Republic, to the northeast by Slovakia, to the east by Hungary, to the south by Slovenia, to the southwest by Italy, to the west by Switzerland and Liechtenstein, and to the northwest by Germany. It extends roughly 360 miles (580 km) from east to west.