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The tragedy at Mayerling

Around noon on 30 January 1889 Austria’s official newspaper Wiener Zeitung in Vienna reported that 30-year-old Crown Prince Rudolf, heir to the fraying and fractious Austro-Hungarian Empire, husband of Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, had died that morning...
From: Mathew Lyons on 9 Dec 2021

Feeling Safe and Secure in 1815

By Beatrice de Graaf For many years, I have been fascinated with questions regarding how countries, states, and societies exit a war and attempt to restore peace and security. If works such as Paul Schroeder’s The Transformation of Europe or,...
From: Age of Revolutions on 23 Aug 2021

Peter von Hagenbach and the world’s first international war crimes trial

The Nuremberg trials that followed the close of World War II were, like the atrocities they prosecuted, unprecedented in international law. And yet the idea that political and military leaders might be held accountable for their actions was not entirely...
From: Mathew Lyons on 1 Jul 2021

Galileo In Vienna

In Vienna’s 13th district stands a beautiful Jugendstil building, the Galileihof. Designed by and built by Emil Reitmann in 1905, the building appears to have been renovated not long ago. The Galileihof is a beautiful Jugendstil building in Vienna’s...
From: Darin Hayton on 17 Jan 2020

From Lexington to Vienna: Reporting Revolution in an Absolutist State

By Jonathan Singerton Long before “the shot heard round the world” at Lexington and Concord, Viennese readers of the local Wienerisches Diarium saw it coming. An editorial comment in their February 1775 edition told them so: “the rigid...
From: Age of Revolutions on 5 Feb 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: Scientiae 2017 - Extended Deadline

Proposals are invited for the sixth annual Scientiae conference on disciplines of knowing in the early modern world (roughly 1400-1800), which will take place at the University of Padua, 19-22 April 2017. Our Keynote Speakers will be Paula Findlen (Stanford),...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 6 Jan 2017

Wackerbarth dispatch dated August 24, 1740, Vienna (for August 20-23, 1740)

à Vienne le 24. Août 1740. Sire. Pour ne pas retarder hier au Soir l’expedition de mon estaffette je ne joignis point mon tres humble rapport à la lettre par laquelle j’ai eû la consolation d’informer Vôtre...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 12 Nov 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch dated August 20, 1740, Vienna (for August 17-19, 1740)

à Vienne le 20. Août 1740. Sire. Ce n’est pas une legere consolation pour moi de pouvoir toujours donner d’agreables nouvelles à VV.MM. de l’Etat de Monseigneur le Prince Royal. Le 17. Il entendit la Messe au logis,...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 12 Nov 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch dated August 16, 1740, Vienna (for August 13-16, 1740)

[incomplete] . / . Liste des Dames, et Cavaliers, qui ont eû l’honneur de diner avec S.A.Rle. Electorale chez le Comte Nesselrod Commissaire de Guerre le 16. Aout. 1740. Son Altesse Royale. Monseigr. le Nonce le Chancelier de la Cour. le Comte...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 12 Nov 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch dated August 13, 1740, Vienna (for August 10-12, 1740)

à Vienne le 13. Aout 1740 Sire. Monseigneur le Prince Royal continuant à Se bien porter assista Le 10. Août jour de la St. Laurent au Service Divin dans l’Eglise des Dominicains, S.A.Rle. étoit placée dans un Oratoire....
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 12 Nov 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch, Aug. 10, 1740, Vienna (for Aug. 6-9, 1740)

“à Vienne le 10. Aout. 1740. Sire. Vôtre Majesté daignera voir par ce mien tres humble rapport de quelle maniere S.A.Rle. a été occupée depuis mon dernier Journal de l’ordinaire passé. Le 6....
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 11 Nov 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch (Abschickung) dated Aug. 6, 1740, Vienna (for Aug. 3-6, 1740)

à Vienne le 6. Aout 1740. Sire. J’ai le Bonheur de pouvoir toujours continuer à Vôtre Majesté les bonnes nouvelles de la Santé de Monseigneur le Prince Royal, en lui rendant compte, que Le 3. Jour du nom de Vôtre...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 11 Nov 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch (Abschickung) dated Aug. 3, 1740 (for July 30-Aug. 2, 1740), Vienna

à Vienne le 3. Août 1740 [for July 30-Aug. 2, 1740] Sire. Je ne saurois mieux commencer mon Journal, qu’en assurant Vôtre Majesté de bon état de Monseigneur le Prince Royal, et Electoral son Fils, dont La santé continüe à être bonne. Le 30....
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 25 Jan 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch (Abschickung) dated July 30, 1740 (for July 27-29, 1740), Vienna

“à Vienna le 30. Juillet 1740. [for July 27-29, 1740] Sire. Le tems froid, et pluvieux, qu’il fait depuis 4, ou 5. jours, n’a graces à Dieu aucunement altère le bon état de la Santé de Monseigneur le Prince Royal, et Electoral. Le 27. Il...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 25 Jan 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch (Abschickung) dated July 27, 1740 (for July 23-26, 1740), Vienna

à Vienne le 27. Juillet 1740 [for July 23-26, 1740] Sire. Monseigneur le Prince Royal c’est dispensé pendant quelques jours d’aller faire Sa Cour à S.Mté. l’Imperatrice Sa Grande Mere, parce que cette Princesse étoit occupée à prendre au...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 25 Jan 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch (Abschickung) dated July 23, 1740 (for July 20-22, 1740), Vienna

“a Vienne le 23. Juillet 1740. [for July 20-22, 1740] Sire. J’ai l’honneur de mettre aux pieds de Vôtre Majesté la Suite de mon Journal, en rapportant tres humblement à Vôtre Majesté que, Le 20. Monseigneur le Prince Royal après avoir...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 25 Jan 2015

Wackerbarth dispatch (Abschickung) dated July 20, 1740 (for July 16-19, 1740), Vienna

“à Vienne le 20. Juillet 1740 [for July 16-19, 1740] Sire. Je m’acquite avec d’autant plus de plaisir du devoir de faire le plus souvent, que je puis, mon tres humble rapport à Vôtre Majesté, que je ne doute pas, qu’Elle ne daigne approuver...
From: Incognito: The Prince and I on 25 Jan 2015

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