Count Taaffe forms Austrian ministry

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Historical Context Note

In Austria, Count Taaffe becomes prime minister, a post he is to hold until 1893. He pursues a policy of ending the German predominance in Austria-Hungary, encouraging Slavs to become an integral part of the government.
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Editors. "Count Taaffe forms Austrian ministry". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18795, accessed 29 November 2014.]