1849-1866

The revolution in Hungary is quelled, Francis Joseph gets married, and loses the Kingdom of Lombardy in the Battle of Solferino 1859. The “German Confederation“ starts the German-Danish war in 1864, Austria’s differences with Prussia are repressed for a last time, however, erupting again during the war in 1866. Königgrätz – the catastrophe, Custozza – the victory.

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