The End of the Habsburg Empire
11th November 1918 - 100th Anniversary.
The death of Emperor Franz Joseph in 1916 marked the symbolic end of the Monarchy, although it did not collapse until the end of World War I in 1918, when Emperor Charles I, his successor, abdicated and new nation states were established in the former Habsburg territories.
During their 650-year reign, from 1273 - 1918, the Habsburgs, like no other dynasty, influenced European politics and culture.
1st October 1273 - Rudolf von Habsburg
is elected King of the Holy Roman Empire
21 November 1916 – 11 November 1918 reign of Charles I, last Habsburg emperor of Austria-Hungary.