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Wars of the Hapsburg Empire (Austria-Hungary) from 1815 to 1918
Wars of the Hapsburg Empire (Austria Hungary) from 1815 to 1918

Revolution of 1848 (1848-1849)-Austrian government and Russia against anti-monarchist rebels and Czech and Hungarian nationalist rebels. The revolutionary fervor also led to the Italian War of Independence (1848-1849)

Italian War of Independence (1848-1849)-Italian revolutionaries in Venice, along with the Italian States of Piedmont, Naples and, briefly, Papal State fought against the Austrian Hapsburg Empire. The Italian forces were divided and defeated by August of 1849.

Franco-Austrian War (1858-1860)-France and Piedmont against the Austrian Hapsburg Empire.

Schleswig-Holstein War (1864)-Austria and Prussia crushed Denmark in a short war over control of the provinces of Schleswig-Holstein.

The Seven Weeks' War (1866)-Italy and Prussia partnered against the Austrian Hapsburg Empire.

1st Crivoscian Revolt (Oct.1869- Jan. 1870)- The Crovosians, a slavic highland people, and the Bocche, who live near Montenegro, oppossed the imposition of military conscription by the Austrian government.

Annexation of Bosnia-Hercegovina (1878)-Peaceful and internationally accepted occupation of Slavic region previously controlled by the Turks. Beginning of prolonged tension with Russia and Serbia. Leading factor in the outbreak of World War I.

2nd Crivoscian Revolt (1882)--Revolt by the Crivoscians, a slavic people in Herzegovina brought on by the imposition of military conscription into the newly acquired regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina after the Annexation of 1878.

World War I (1914-1918)--Last war of the Hapsburg Empire. At the conclusion of World War One, the empire of the Habsburgs was ended, with new, independent nations arising out of the slavic portions of the old empire; Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia, with Rumania taking control of Transylvania. New, and relatively small versions of Austria and Hungary were formed out of the German and Magyar-speaking territories of the old Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Links and Resources:

 

The War in Herzegovina--NYTimes, March 14, 1882

MacMillan's Magazine. Vol. LIIL , November 1885, to April 1886--part of the article includes information on the Crivoscian Revolt of 1882

The Contemporary Review--

Shores of the Adriatic-Originally published in 1908

The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume II / Stillman, William James, 1828-1901 --

HERZEGOVINA AND THE LATE UPRISING: THE CAUSES OF THE LATTER AND THE REMEDIES.FROM THE NOTES AND LETTERS OF A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT--A book by correspondent William James Stillman, published in 1877,



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