Habsburg Monarchy

The Habsburg Monarchy (German: Habsburgermonarchie) or Empire, occasionally an aa styled as the Danubian Monarchy (Donaumonarchie), is an unoffeecial appellation amang historians for the kintras an provinces that war ruled bi the junior Austrick branch o the Hoose o Habsburg till 1780 an then bi the successor branch o Habsburg-Lorraine till 1918.

Habsburg Monarchy[1]

Banner o Austrick
Imperial Coat o airms (current Leopold II an Francis II) o Austrick
Imperial Coat o airms
(current Leopold II an Francis II)
Motto: Fiat iustitia, et pereat mundus
"Let juistice be duin, thou the warld perish"
AnthemGott erhalte Franz den Kaiser
"God Save Emperor Francis"
The Habsburg Monarchy in 1789.
The Habsburg Monarchy in 1789.
StatusPairt o the Haly Roman Empire (pairtly)
Common leidsOffeecial leids:
Laitin, Germanb
Ither leids:
Hungarian, Czech, Croatie, Romanie, Slovak, Slovene, Dutch, Italian, Pols, Ruthenian, Bosnie, Serbie, French
Offeecial releegion:
Roman Catholic
Recognised releegions:
Calvinism, Lutheranism, Orthodox Christianity, Judaism, Utraquisma
GovrenmentFeudal Monarchy
• 1526–1564
Ferdinand I (first)
• 1792–1804
Francis II (last)
State Chancellor 
• 1753–1793
Wenzel Anton
Historical eraEarly modren/Napoleonic
29 August 1526
14 Julie 1683
4 August 1791
11 August 1804
ISO 3166 codeAT
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Airchduchy o Austrick
Kinrick o Hungary
Kinrick o Bohemie
CoA of the Kingdom of Croatia.svg Kinrick o Croatie
Principality o Transylvanie
Austrick Empire
The day pairt o Austrick
 Czech Republic
^a Main Czech Kirk, in the Kinrick o Bohemie recognised till 1627 when it wis forbidden.
^b German replaced Laitin as the offeecial leid o the Empire in 1784.[2]


  1. The monarchy haed no offeecial name. Various names includit:
    • Habsburg Monarchy (Habsburgermonarchie)
    • Habsburg Empire (Habsburgerreich)
    • Habsburg/Austrian Hereditary Launds (Habsburgische/Österreichische Erblande)
    • Austrick Monarchy (Österreichische Monarchie)
  2. "Smoldering Embers: Czech-German Cultural Competition, 1848–1948" by C. Brandon Hone. Utah State University.