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Eisenstadt
Coat of arms of Eisenstadt Location of Eisenstadt in Austria

Country Austria
State Burgenland
District Statutory City
Population 12,190 (2006-01-01)
Area 42.91 km²
Population density 284 /km²
Elevation 182 m
Coordinates 47°50′ N 16°31′ E
Postal code 7000
Area code 02682
Licence plate code E
Mayor Peter Nemeth (ÖVP)
Website www.eisenstadt.at

Eisenstadt (Hungarian Kismarton, Croatian Željezno) is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland. It has a population of about 12,000 (2006). In the Habsburg monarchy, Eisenstadt/Kismarton was the seat of the Esterházy noble family. The composer Joseph Haydn lived there as Hofkapellmeister under Esterházy patronage. Image File history File links Wappen_at_eisenstadt. ... Image File history File links Map_at_eisenstadt. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... Since Austria is a federal republic according to the constitutional framework of Austrian politics, Austrias nine provinces are customarily referred to as States of Austria or Bundesländer, singular Bundesland. ... Burgenland (Hungarian Várvidék, Őrvidék or FelsÅ‘Å‘rvidék, Croatian Gradišće, Slovenian Gradiščansko) is the easternmost state or Land of Austria. ... There are 439 German districts (Kreise), administrative units in Germany. ... A Statutory city (Statutarstadt in Austria, or Statutární mÄ›sto in Czech Republic) is a city with its own municipal law or city statute. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... See Cartesian coordinate system or Coordinates (elementary mathematics) for a more elementary introduction to this topic. ... German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, known as Postleitzahl (pl. ... see also Telephone numbering plan of Germany for further codes including service numbers, cell phones etc. ... German car number plates (Kfz-Kennzeichen) show the place where the car carrying them is registered. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Austrian Peoples Party (de:Österreichische Volkspartei, or ÖVP) is an Austrian political party. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... The city of Chicago, as seen from the sky The main square of the Catalan city of Sabadell during a popular celebration. ... Burgenland (Hungarian Várvidék, Őrvidék or FelsÅ‘Å‘rvidék, Croatian Gradišće, Slovenian Gradiščansko) is the easternmost state or Land of Austria. ... The Habsburg Monarchy, often called Austrian Monarchy or simply Austria, are the territories ruled by the Austrian branch of the House of Habsburg, and then by the successor House of Habsburg-Lorraine, between 1526 and 1867/1918. ... The House of Esterházy (- German, in Hungarian: Eszterházy, in Slovak: Esterházi) was a noble family in the Kingdom of Hungary since the Middle Ages, which was among the great territorial magnates of the Kingdom of Hungary, during the time it was part of the Austrian Habsburg Empire. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Schloss Esterházy, castle in town.

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Geography

Eisenstadt lies on a plain leading down to the river Wulka, at the south foot of the mountain range known as the Leithagebirge, about 12 km from the Hungarian border.


The city is divided into four districts:

  • Oberberg
  • Unterberg
  • Kleinhöflein
  • St. Georgen

Origin of the name

The present city name, meaning "Iron City", was first recorded in 1118 as "castrum ferrum" and refers to the history of iron mining and iron trade in the area. The first written mention of the town took place in 1264 as "minor Mortin", matching the Hungarian name, Kismarton, which is recalling Saint Martin, the patron saint of the main church. Events Knights Templar founded Baldwin of Le Bourg succeeds his cousin Baldwin I as king of Jerusalem John II Comnenus succeeds Alexius I as Byzantine emperor Gelasius II succeeds Paschal II as pope Births November 28 - Manuel I Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (died 1180) Andronicus I Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (died 1185... St Martin as a bishop: modern icon in the chapel of the Eastern Orthodox Monastery of the Theotokos and St Martin, Cantauque, Provence. ...


History

Archeological finds prove that the Eisenstadt area was already settled in the Hallstatt period. Celts and Romans settled somewhat later. During the Migration Period, the area was settled by different Germanic tribes and the Huns. Around 800, during the reign of Charlemagne, settlement by the Bavarii began. The Hallstatt culture was the predominant Central European culture during the local Bronze Age, and introduced the Iron Age. ... A Celtic cross. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Human migration denotes any movement of groups of people from one locality to another, rather than of individual wanderers. ... The term Germanic tribes (or Teutonic tribes) applies to the ancient Germanic peoples of Europe. ... The Huns were a Turkic confederation of Central Asian equestrian nomads or semi-nomads. ... A portrait of Charlemagne by Albrecht Dürer that was painted several centuries after Charlemagnes death. ... Bavarii was a large and powerful tribe which emerged late in Teutonic tribal times, in what is now the Czech Republic (Bohemia). ...


The fortress built on the original earth works was destroyed by the troops of Leopold III, Margrave of Austria. In 1241, it was destroyed by the Mongol invaders. In 1373, the town came into the possession of the Kanizsai family, who rebuilt the walls surrounding the town and built a fortress at the site of the present day castle between 1388 and 1392. In 1388, Eisenstadt was given the right to hold markets by Emperor Sigismund. Leopold III (1073 – November 15, 1136), Margrave of Austria, 1095-1136, also known as Saint Leopold (his feast day being November 15), patron saint of Austria, in general, and of Vienna, Lower Austria, and, jointly with Saint Florian, of Upper Austria, in particular. ... Events April 5 - Mongols of Golden Horde under the command of Subotai defeat feudal Polish nobility, including Knights Templar, in the battle of Liegnitz April 27 - Mongols defeat Bela IV of Hungary in the battle of Sajo. ... Honorary guard of Mongolia. ... Events Bristol is made an independent county. ... Events Beginning of prosecution of Lollards in England The Battle of Otterburn between England and Scotland A Chinese army under Xu Da sacks Karakorum Births September 14 - Claudius Claussön Swart, Danish geographer September 29 - Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (d. ... Events December 16 - Emperor Go-Kameyama of Japan abdicates in favor of rival claimant Go-Komatsu, ending the nanboku-cho period of competing imperial courts James of Jülich is boiled alive for pretending to be a bishop and ordaining his own priests Korean founder of the Joseon Dynasty General... Events Beginning of prosecution of Lollards in England The Battle of Otterburn between England and Scotland A Chinese army under Xu Da sacks Karakorum Births September 14 - Claudius Claussön Swart, Danish geographer September 29 - Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (d. ... Sigismund (February 14/15, 1368 - December 9, 1437) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1433 to 1437. ...


In 1445 Archduke Albert VI acquired the town. In 1451 it was ceded to Frederick III by Matthias Corvinus in return for the Hungarian crown. Matthias reconquered it by force in 1482, but Maximilian I acquired it again in 1490. It remained under Habsburg rule until 1622. In 1529 and 1532 the Ottoman Empire conquered Eisenstadt with their advance on the city of Vienna (see Ottoman wars in Europe). It was captured by the army of Thököly in 1683, and it saw the defeat of the kuruc army of Sándor Károlyi by the Habsburgs in 1704. A royal town since 1648, it was destroyed by fire in 1589 and 1776. Events Discovery of Senegal and Cape Verde by Dinas Diaz Births March 1 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (died 1510) March 16 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (died 1510) Albert Brudzewski, Polish astronomer (died 1497) Nicolas Chuquet, French mathematician Deaths June 5 - Leonel Power, English composer June 11 - Henry... Albert VI (born December 12, 1418 in Vienna, died December 2, 1463 in Vienna) was a Habsburg Archduke and son of Ernest the Iron. ... // Events February 3 - Murad II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his son Mehmed II. April 11 - Celje acquires market-town status and town rights by orders from the Celje count Frederic II. June 30 - French troops under the Comte de Dunois invade Guyenne and capture... Detail of Aeneas Piccolomini Introduces Eleonora of Portugal to Frederick III by Pinturicchio (1454-1513) Frederick III of Habsburg (Innsbruck, September 21, 1415 – August 19, 1493 in Linz) was elected as German King as the successor of Albert II in 1440. ... Matthias Corvinus (Mátyás in Hungarian), (February 23, 1443 (?) - April 6, 1490) was one of the greatest Kings of Hungary, ruling between 1458 and 1490. ... Matthias Corvinus (Mátyás in Hungarian), (February 23, 1443 (?) - April 6, 1490) was one of the greatest Kings of Hungary, ruling between 1458 and 1490. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... Portrait by Albrecht Dürer, 1519 (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna). ... Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy; also used as the flag of the Austrian Empire until the Ausgleich of 1867. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Events May 16 - Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor of England. ... Motto: دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem: Ottoman imperial anthem Borders in 1680, see: list of territories Capital Söğüt (1299-1326) Bursa (1326-1365) Edirne (1365-1453) Constantinople (Istanbul) (1453-1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 Osman I  - 1918–1922 Mehmed VI... Vienna (German: , see also other names) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... The wars of the Ottoman Empire in Europe marked the better part of the history of southeastern Europe, notably, giving infamy to the Balkans. ... Count Imre Thököly de Késmárk (Thököly/Tököly/Tökölli Imre in Hungarian; Imrich Tököli in Slovak; Emericq Thököly according to his most frequent signature) (1657-1705), statesman, leader of an anti-Habsburg uprising, prince of Transylvania. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... The kuruc (Hungarian: kuruczok/kurucok [sg. ... Habsburg (sometimes spelled Hapsburg, but never so in official use) was one of the major ruling houses of Europe. ... 1648 (MDCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ... Year 1776 (MDCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ...


In 1648, it passed under the rule of the Esterházy family. These Hungarian princes permanently changed the face of the city due to their extensive construction especially on their castle, Schloss Esterházy. The appointment of Franz Josef Haydn as the prince's Hofkapellmeister (high chapel master, composing and performing music) began the great artistic period in the city's history. In 1809, Eisenstadt was occupied by French troops during the Napoleonic Wars; in 1897, it was joined to the railway network. 1648 (MDCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... The House of Esterházy (- German, in Hungarian: Eszterházy, in Slovak: Esterházi) was a noble family in the Kingdom of Hungary since the Middle Ages, which was among the great territorial magnates of the Kingdom of Hungary, during the time it was part of the Austrian Habsburg Empire. ... The Schloss Esterházy is a palace in Eisenstadt, Austria; The capital of the Burgenland state. ... (Franz) Joseph Haydn (in German, Josef; he never used the Franz) (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the classical period. ... Year 1809 (MDCCCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Combatants Allies: Austrian Empire[1] Kingdom of Portugal Kingdom of Prussia[1] Russian Empire[2] Kingdom of Spain[3] Kingdom of Sweden United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland[4] French Empire - Kingdom of Holland - Kingdom of Italy - Kingdom of Naples - Duchy of Warsaw - Kingdom of Bavaria[5] - Kingdom of... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Until the end of World War I, it was the seat of Kismarton county in the Kingdom of Hungary. In 1921, by the Treaties of Trianon and Saint-Germain it became part of Austria along with the rest of Burgenland. Since 30 April 1925, Eisenstadt is seat of the Burgenland state government and thus the state capital. During World War II, Eisenstadt was heavily bombarded. In 1945, it was occupied by the Red Army, and the city remained until 1955 under Soviet occupation. In 1960, Eisenstadt became the see of its own Roman Catholic diocese. Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nicholas II Aleksei Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Robert Nivelle Herbert Henry Asquith Sir Douglas Haig Sir John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Woodrow... The Kingdom of Hungary (Hungarian: Magyar Királyság) is the name of a multiethnic kingdom that existed in Central Europe from 1000 to 1918. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... The Grand Trianon at Versailles, site of the signing The Treaty of Trianon was the peace agreement imposed on Hungary after World War I by the victorious powers. ... The Treaty of Saint-Germain, was signed on 10 September 1919 by the victorious Allies of World War I on the one hand and by the new republic of Austria on the other. ... Burgenland (Hungarian Várvidék, Őrvidék or Felsőőrvidék, Croatian Gradišće, Slovenian Gradiščansko) is the easternmost state or Land of Austria. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... The Workers and Peasants Red Army (Russian: Рабоче-Крестьянская Красная Армия, Raboche-Krestyanskaya Krasnaya Armiya; RKKA or usually simply the Red Army) were the armed forces first organized by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War in 1918 and that in 1922 became the army of the Soviet Union. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ...


Politics

The current mayor of Eisenstadt is Ing. Peter Nemeth, ÖVP. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ...


The district council is composed as follows (as of 2002):

The Old Town Hall.
The Old Town Hall.

The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ... The Austrian Green Party (de: Die Grünen - Die Grüne Alternative, or Die Grünen) is a political party in the Austrian parliament. ... The Austrian Freedom Party (Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs, abbreviated to FPÖ) is an Austrian political party usually associated with the name of Jörg Haider. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2000x956, 272 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Eisenstadt ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2000x956, 272 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Eisenstadt ...

Main sights

Religious edifices

  • Bergkirche, housing Haydn's tomb.
  • Domkirche, late Gothic former military church, began in 1460.
  • Franziskanerkirche (Franciscan church), Built in 1629, it contains the crypt of the Esterházy family.
  • Jewish synagogue.

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Castles and palaces

  • Schloss Esterházy and Schlosspark, the Esterházy castle and park.
  • Gloriette, the former Esterházy hunting lodge.

The Schloss Esterházy is a palace in Eisenstadt, Austria; The capital of the Burgenland state. ...

Buildings

  • Haydn mausoleum
  • Rathaus (City Hall)
  • Pulverturm (lit. "Powder tower")

Museums

  • Haydnmuseum , a museum dedicated to Franz Josef Haydn, who lived in the building between 1766 and 1778.
  • Landesmuseum (regional museum).
  • Österreichisches Jüdisches Museum (Austrian Jewish Museum)[1].
  • Diözesanmuseum (museum of the local Roman Catholic diocese).
  • Feuerwehrmuseum (fire department museum).

(Franz) Joseph Haydn (in German, Josef; he never used the Franz) (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the classical period. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...

Culture

Eisenstadt hosts a Haydn festival, the Haydnfestspiele.


Sister cities

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People

Natives

April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1758 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The House of Esterházy (- German, in Hungarian: Eszterházy, in Slovak: Esterházi) was a noble family in the Kingdom of Hungary since the Middle Ages, which was among the great territorial magnates of the Kingdom of Hungary, during the time it was part of the Austrian Habsburg Empire. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Andreas Ivanschitz (born October 15, 1983 in Eisenstadt, Austria) is an Austrian football player. ... Josef Hyrtl (December 7, 1810 — July 17, 1894) was an Austrian anatomist. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 16 - Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England. ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Maria Perschy (September 23, 1938 - December 3, 2004) was born in Eisenstadt, Burgenland, Austria and moved to Vienna at age 17 to study acting. ... Martin Vukovich (born October 20, 1944 in Eisenstadt) is an Austrian diplomat, and Austrias current ambassador to Russia. ... Joseph Weigl was the name of a father-and-son pair of musicians. ...

Other residents

  • Simon Bacher, studied at yeshivah under Moses Perles
  • Moriz Benedikt, Austrian neurologist (JE)
  • Samuel Löw Brill, rabbi and Talmudical scholar; born in Budapest; attended yeshivah
  • Akiva Eiger the Younger (Akiba ben Moses Guens) German rabbi and champion of Orthodoxy; born here
  • Moses Fischer, Austrian rabbi; born at Prague about 1756; died in Eisenstadt , Hungary, about 1833 [3]
  • Adolf Frankl-Grün, rabbi; born at Ungarisch-Brod, Moravia; received his education in Eisenstadt[4]
  • Joseph Haydn, musician, born on Rohrau
  • Azriel Hildesheimer, German rabbi, founder of Torah im Derech Eretz; in 1851, he was called to the rabbinate of Eisenstadt
  • Markus Horovitz, German rabbi and historian; born March 14, 1844, in Ladány, pursued his rabbinical studies at the yeshibot
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel, musician
  • Adam Liszt, musician, father of Franz Liszt
  • Leopold Löw, born at Czernahora, Moravia, studied at the yeshibot of Eisenstadt
  • Leopold Löwenstein, rabbi; born in Gailingen; studied at yeshivah
  • Siegmund Maybaum, rabbi, received his education at the yeshibot of Eisenstadt
  • Mordecai Mokiach, "pseudo"-Messiah, born in Alsace
  • Robert Musil, author
  • Ignaz Pleyel
  • Raphael Nathan Rabbinovicz, Lithuanian talmudical scholar; lived there
  • Emanuel Schreiber (German-language article), rabbi
  • Fritz Spiegl
  • Max Emanuel Stern, Hungarian Hebraist; born at Presburg; appointed principal of the Yiddish school at Eisenstadt [5]
  • Isaac Hirsch Weiss, talmudist and historian of literature; born at Gross Meseritsch, Moravia; studied at yeshivah
  • Samson Wertheimer, rabbi
  • Aaron Wise, rabbi, born at Erlau, studied at yeshivah; the father of Stephen Samuel Wise

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The Eisenstadt family

Main article: Eisenstadt (family)

A prominent Jewish family takes its name from this city. Among its notable members are: Eisenstadt is a Polish family which, when the Jews were compelled to adopt family names, selected the name of Eisenstadt, a town in Hungary(now Burgenland), where some of the family became rabbis. ...

Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt (b. ... Eisenstaedts magnum opus, the V-J Day kiss. ... Meir ben Izsak Eisenstadt (c. ... Stuart Eizenstat (born 1943) was a U.S. administrator. ... Ash is a surname, and may refer to Brandon Ash, American racing driver Brian Ash, American screenwriter Captain Ash, fictional character from TimeSplitters Daniel Ash, British guitarist Ed Ash, American car engine constructor Eric Ash, British electrical engineer and former Rector of Imperial College Gord Ash, baseball manager Harihiko Ash...

References

  • This article draws heavily on the corresponding article in the German Wikipedia, accessed on several occasions in March–April 2005, and from the Kismarton article in the Hungarian Wikipedia from June 2006.

External links

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Eisenstadt
  • Official site (German)
  • Official Eisenstadt Tourism Site
  • Eisenstadt on the official Burgenland site (German)
  • Österreichisches Jüdisches Museum (Austrian Jewish Museum) (German)
  • Schloss Esterházy (Esterházy Castle) (German)
  • Haydn festival (German) (English)
  • Fachhochschul-Studiengänge Burgenland Technical university. (German)
  • "Iron City", Eisenstadt page for young adult activities. (German)
  • Eisenstadt in English (English)

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Eisenstadt | Eisenstadt-Umgebung | Güssing | Jennersdorf | Mattersburg | Neusiedl am See | Oberpullendorf | Oberwart | Rust Burgenland (Hungarian Várvidék, Őrvidék or FelsÅ‘Å‘rvidék, Croatian Gradišće, Slovenian Gradiščansko) is the easternmost state or Land of Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Image File history File links Map of Burgenland Modified by me from template by de:Benutzer:Plp, 12. ... The Bezirk Eisenstadt-Umgebung is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Burgenland, Austria. ... The Bezirk Güssing is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Burgenland, Austria. ... The Bezirk Jennersdorf is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Burgenland, Austria. ... The Bezirk Mattersburg is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Burgenland, Austria. ... The Bezirk Neusiedl am See is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Burgenland, Austria. ... The Bezirk Oberpullendorf is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Burgenland, Austria. ... Basisdaten Federal state Burgenland Area 732. ... Rust (Hungarian: Ruszt) is a city in Burgenland, Austria located at the shore of the Neusiedler See. ...


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ECE-UF Dr. William Eisenstadt (614 words)
Yin, W. Eisenstadt, R. Fox, and T. Zhang, "A Translinear-Based RF RMS Detector for Embedded Test of RF ICs," IEEE Trans on Inst and Meas.
Shin, Y. Eo, W. Eisenstadt and J. Shim, "Analytical Models and Algorithms for the Efficient Signal Integrity Verification of Inductance-Dominant Multi-Coupled VLSI Interconnects," IEEE-Trans.
Eisenstadt and J. Ahn, "Distributed/RF Microwave Peak/Power Detector," UF Invention Disclosure #11762, January 6, 2005
Eisenstadt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (911 words)
Eisenstadt (Hungarian Kismarton, Croatian Željezno) is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland.
Eisenstadt lies on a plain leading down to the river Wulka, at the south foot of the mountain range known as the Leithagebirge, about 12 km from the Hungarian border.
It was captured by the army of Thököly in 1683, and it saw the defeat of the kuruc army of Sándor Károlyi by the Habsburgs in 1704.
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