Austria-Hungary is born

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Historical Context Note

Ferdinand of Austria is elected King of Bohemia. His investiture with this position sees the birth of the Austro-Hungarian state, which is to last until its dissolution after the First World War in 1920.
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Editors. "Austria-Hungary is born". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14372, accessed 21 December 2014.]