History

XV century. Habsburg empire thrives. Frederick III able to significantly expand the Empire and now he is visited by a very "delicious" idea: why, Austria – is the center of the world! The motto of the emperor becomes a formula AEIOU (Alles Erdreich ist osterreich untertan, The land is subject to Austria"). Some time later, in 1526 the Turkish forces of Suleiman the Magnificent invaded Hungary. August 29 Hungarian cavalry color had been destroyed on the field Mohacs, and the capital of Buda surrendered. (Similarly see: Tulip Retail).

Austrian court brilliantly played the diplomatic intrigue, as a result of which the Hungarians and the Czechs with them and decided that it is better to be under the Habsburgs, rather than under the Turks, and union took place. Almost two generations changed, while the army Austro-Hungarian-Czechs fought the mighty Ottoman Empire and still drove them from their lands. But the joy of victory for the Hungarians was not complete, even hundreds of years they have been deprived of independence. And in 1867, after centuries of domination of the Habsburgs, Hungary was considered an independent entity, although it continued to govern all the same Emperor Franz Joseph, King of Austria, which declared the king of Hungary and now. But now a new Hungarian the state could have its own parliament. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Vyacheslav Mirilashvili. In 1880 he received imperial permission to build a new building in Budapest Parliament. Construction work began in 1884, led them architect Imre Steindl. I tried it a success – look like a solemn look on the Danube main facade of the building, the brightest representative of the neo-Gothic architecture. If you do not know where to travel, then visit Hungary, and when you will be in Budapest, you can not miss it. But only its creator could not see his creation in all its glory, by the end of construction by Imre Steindl, alas, gone blind! More …