When personal pride or personal interest was concerned, the Hohenzollerns were hardly more patriotic than the hapsburgs.
Russians might have placed their Czar on the throne of the hapsburgs in Vienna.
As we have seen, Napoleon deliberately took the perilous middle course with the hapsburgs after Austerlitz.
Prior to 1848 hapsburgs knew and recognized Austrian-Germans only.
Her influence seemed the more threatening to the policy of balance on which the fortunes of the hapsburgs were delicately poised.
Among these great families the hapsburgs (thirteenth century) and the Hohenzollerns (fifteenth century) are quite young.
Complexity of intrigue was to each what the "Austrian lip" is to the hapsburgs—a family characteristic.
I am not sure that the hapsburgs in Spain merit anything worthier than an Escorial.
She knew it; this (apart from the famous promptitude of the hapsburgs) was one secret of her dauntless readiness to fight.
Soon he took service under the hapsburgs, and left England afterwards for nearly a quarter of a century.
European dynasty, from German Habsburg, from the name of a castle on the Aar in Switzerland, originally Habichtsburg, literally "Hawk's Castle."
Austrian-based dynasty that ruled much of central and parts of western Europe from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries. The family's head long held the title of Holy Roman Emperor (see Holy Roman Empire). By 1914 the Hapsburg-ruled Austro-Hungarian Empire included all or part of territories that later became independent nations, such as Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. The empire collapsed during World War I.
Note: Nationalism threatened to disrupt the Hapsburg Empire in the nineteenth century; the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo in 1914 triggered World War I.