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Archduke Johann (or John) of Austria (January 20, 1782 - May 11, 1859) was the 13th child of Grand Duke Leopold of Tuscany, who later became Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor. His son was Franz Graf von Meran. January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II Leopold II (born Peter Leopold Joseph) (Vienna, May 5, 1747 – Vienna, March 1, 1792) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792 and Grand-duke of Tuscany. ...


Biography

Johann was born in Florence. Florences skyline Florence (Italian: ) is the capital city of the region of Tuscany, Italy. ...


After losing his military ambitions, which had been forced upon him by his brother, Emperor Franz II, as a consequence of the defeat by Napoleon in Tyrol, he turned to Styria. In that duchy, he developed a great interest for nature, technology and agriculture. He collected minerals and was active as an alpinist and hunter. In his early days Archduke Johann and his brother Louis had the habit of travelling to France, where the latter married to Madame de Gueroust. Francis II Francis I Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, who may also be referred to as Francis von Habsburg or Emperor Franz I of Austria (February 12, 1768 - March 2, 1835) was the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until August 6, 1806, when the Empire was disbanded. ... Bonaparte as general Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a general of the French Revolution and was the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from November 11, 1799 to May 18, 1804, then as Emperor of the French (Empereur... The Tyrol is a historical region in Western Central Europe, which includes the Austrian state of Tyrol (consisting of North Tyrol and East Tyrol) and the Italian regions known as the South Tyrol and Trentino. ... Coat of arms of the Dukes of Styria, crowned with the ducal hat, today state coat The Duchy of Styria (German: Herzogtum Steiermark, Slovenian Å tajerska) was a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire until its dissolution in 1806, and a crownland of Austria-Hungary until its dissolution in 1918. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... Mountaineering is an umbrella term that can variously be used to describe the actions of climbing, hillwalking and scrambling. ... Hunting is, in its most general sense, the pursuit of a target. ... Archduke Louis Joseph Anton Johann of Austria, Prince of Hungary, Bohemia and Tuscany (born 13 December 1784 at Florence, Italy – died 21 December 1864 at Vienna, Austria) was the 15th son of Emperor Leopold II of Austria, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary and Bohemia, Grand Duke of Tuscany and... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...


In the history of Styria, he is remembered as a great modernizer and became an important figure of identification for Styrians. His proximity to the people is given evidence to by his many contacts with the common man, by wearing the local Tracht, the Steireranzug, and by collecting and promoting the material and spiritual culture of the country. In 1829, he married Anna Plochl, the daughter of the postmaster of Aussee, whose descendants were styled the "Counts of Meran". An Austria folkloric group There has been a renewed interest in Germanic traditional costumes, or Tracht. ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Bad Aussee is a town in Styria, Austria in the Salzkammergut region. ...


He was a passionate mountaineer and attempted to be the first to climb the Großvenediger. For that reason, the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte (Adlersruhe) at the Großglockner, and the Archduke John's Vanilla Orchid (Nigritella rubra subsp. archiducis-joannis), an orchid growing on mountain meadows, are named after him. Großvenediger is generally considered to be Austrias third highest mountain (although it can be up to sixteenth if every subsidiary summit is counted). ... Großglockner is, at 3798 m above sea level, Austrias highest mountain and the highest mountain in the Alps east of the Brenner Pass. ... Orchid re-directs here; for alternate uses see Orchid (disambiguation) Genera Over 800 See List of Orchidaceae genera. ...

Proclamation to the German people of July 15, 1848 after provisionally taking central control.
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Proclamation to the German people of July 15, 1848 after provisionally taking central control.

In 1811, he laid the foundation for the Joanneum in Graz, the predecessor of Graz University of Technology. Some other foundations were initiated by him, such as the Styrian State Archive 1817, the Berg- und Hüttenmännische Lehranstalt, which was founded in 1840 in Vordernberg and became the University of Leoben in 1849, the Styrian Society for Agriculture 1819, the Mutual Fire Insurance, the Styrian Building Society, the Landesoberrealschule in 1845 und the Society for Styrian History in 1850. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1175x1800, 583 KB) Die Proklamation des Reichsverwesers am 15. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1175x1800, 583 KB) Die Proklamation des Reichsverwesers am 15. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Grazer Schloßberg Clock Tower Graz [graːts] (Slovenian: Gradec IPA: /gra. ... Graz University of Technology is (after Karl-Franzens-University) the second largest university in Styria, Austria. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The University of Leoben, in the town of Leoben, is Austrias university for mining, metallurgy, and materials. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


By acquiring a tin factory in Krems bei Voitsberg and coal mines near Köflach he also became an industrialist. General Name, Symbol, Number tin, Sn, 50 Chemical series poor metals Group, Period, Block 14, 5, p Appearance silvery lustrous gray Atomic mass 118. ...


In 1840, he bought the Stainz dominion, where he was also freely elected as mayor in 1850. 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


His routing of the Austrian Southern Railway from Vienna to Triest over the Semmering and through the Mura and Mürz valleys to Graz is particularly notable. Even though Johann did not consider himself a liberal, he promoted some liberal ideas. He was often in conflict with the Habsburg court, especially because of his morganatic marriage. I do not want to change this (the following) article, but mind that the Austro-Hungarian monarchy was formed some years after the railroad from Vienna to Trieste, accross Slovenia, was built! The Austrian Southern Railway (German Südbahn) was a former railway company during the time of the Austro... Inhabitants according to official census figures: 1800 to 2005 Vienna in 1858 UN complex in Vienna, with the non-affiliated Austria Center Vienna in front - picture taken from Danube Tower in nearby Danube Park. ... For Auguste Piccards deep-sea submersible Trieste, see Bathyscaphe Trieste. ... The Semmering is a mountain pass in the Eastern Northern Limestone Alps connecting Lower Austria and Styria between which it forms a natural border. ... Mura (German Mur) is a river in Central Europe, a subsidiary of the bigger Drava and subsequently Danube. ... The Mürz is a river in Austria. ... Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy; also used as the flag of the Austrian Empire until the Ausgleich of 1867. ... A morganatic marriage is a type of marriage which can be contracted in certain countries, usually between persons of unequal social rank (unebenbürtig in German), which prevents the passage of the husbands titles and privileges to the wife and any children born of the marriage. ...


In 1848, the Frankfurt National Assembly appointed him regent of the realm. After the failure of the March Revolution of 1848, he resigned from this office in 1849. 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Frankfurt Parliament is the name of the German National Assembly founded during the Revolutions of 1848 that tried to unite Germany in a democratic way. ... // High public office A regent, from the Latin regens who reigns is anyone who acts as head of state, especially if not the monarch (who has higher titles). ... // Preliminaries Germany at the time of the Revolutions of 1848 was a collection of over 30 states loosely bound together in the German Confederation after the Congress of Vienna in 1815. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Archduke Johann died in Graz in 1859. He is buried in Schenna near Merano (South Tyrol). A panorama of Schenna/Scena. ... Meran (German) / Merano (Italian) is probably best known as a spa in the South Tyrol. ... South Tyrol-Alto Adige (Italian: Alto Adige, German and Ladin: Südtirol; official in Italian: Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano - Alto Adige, official in German: Autonome Provinz Bozen - Südtirol, official in Ladin: Provinzia Autonòma de Balsan - Südtirol) is an autonomous province of Italy that belongs to the region...


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