On This Day – In 1867 Hungary Establishes Dual Monarchy With Austria

On 28th of July, 1867, Hungary’s King Franz Joseph, who was crowned with St. Stephen’s Holy Crown twenty days earlier in Buda, sanctified the laws the Hungarian Parliament passed on the so-called “Ausgleich” negotiations with Austria. The famous compromise of 1867, namely a political agreement between the Austrian Emperor and the Hungarian elites led by … Continue reading On This Day – In 1867 Hungary Establishes Dual Monarchy With Austria