Editors. "Austria-Hungary is born". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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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.