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Austrian Empire

monarchy in Central Europe between 1804 and 1867

The Austrian Empire was an empire that lasted in Europe from 1804 to 1867. The empire was centered on present-day Austria and was a remnant of the Holy Roman Empire which collapsed on 1806. The last Holy Roman Emperor, Francis II, became Francis I of Austria. It was succeeded by Austria-Hungary.

Austrian Empire

Kaiserreich Österreich
1804–1867
The Austrian Empire
The Austrian Empire
Capital
and largest city
Vienna
Common languagesGerman Hungarian Romanian Czech Slovakian Slovenian Croatian Serbian Italian Polish Ruthenian
Religion
Roman Catholic
GovernmentMonarchy
Emperor 
History 
• Established
1804
• Ausgleich
1867
ISO 3166 codeAT
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Holy Roman Empire
Austria-Hungary