austria

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wife or widow of an archduke or a princess of the former ruling house of Austria archduchess
sovereign prince of the former ruling house of Austria archduke
United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874-1951) Arnold Schoenberg , Arnold Schonberg , Schoenberg , Schonberg
United States composer (born in Austria) and pianist noted for his interpretations of the works of Mozart and Beethoven and Schubert (1882-1951) Artur Schnabel , Schnabel
mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century Austria , Oesterreich , Republic of Austria
native or inhabitant of Austria Austrian
capital and largest city of Austria; located on the Danube in northeastern Austria; was the home of Beethoven and Brahms and Haydn and Mozart and Schubert and Strauss Austrian capital , capital of Austria , Vienna
monetary unit in Austria Austrian monetary unit
formerly the basic unit of money in Austria Austrian schilling , schilling
battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria battle of Rossbach , Rossbach
United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002) Billy Wilder , Samuel Wilder , Wilder
Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions Brenner Pass
Israeli religious philosopher (born in Austria); as a Zionist he promoted understanding between Jews and Arabs; his writings affected Christian thinkers as well as Jews (1878-1965) Buber , Martin Buber
mayor of a municipality in Germany or Holland or Flanders or Austria burgomaster
in World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies Central Powers
United States film actor (born in Austria) (1885-1957) Erich von Stroheim , Stroheim
basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their ba euro
war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the central powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918 First World War , Great War , War to End War , World War 1 , World War I
archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph I; his assassination at Sarajevo triggered the outbreak of World War I (1863-1914) Francis Ferdinand , Franz Ferdinand
emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916) Francis Joseph , Francis Joseph I , Franz Josef I , Franz Joseph
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