Research in Burgenland

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*[http://www.burgenland-bunch.org/homepage.htm The Burgenland Bunch Genealogy Group]  
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Until 1918, Burgenland belonged to the Hungarian part of the Austrian Hungarian Empire. At the ''Peace Treaty of St. Germain'', in September 1919, this small area was given to Austria. Despite protests by Hungary, the annexation took effect on August 1921. Burgenland has large Croatian (15%) and Hungarian (3%) minority populations. Prior to the Third Reich, it also had large Roma (Gypsy) and Jewish minority populations (each ~3%).
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Districts of Burgenland:<br>• Neusiedl am See<br>• Eisenstadt<br>• Mattersburg<br>• Oberpullendorf<br>• Oberwart (Hung. Felsöör)<br>• Güssing<br>• Jennersdorf<br>
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Books of interest:<br>• Andrew Burghardt, [http://books.google.com/books?id=tDArAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA313&lpg=PA313&dq=burgenland+population+trends&source=bl&ots=_KrsVv3WTM&sig=sFroUNZZADsvLNx_kPZW2l29sTc&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Q6D5UInXDu-x0QGW04GwCg&ved=0CF4Q6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=burgenland%20population%20trends&f=false The Political Geography of Burgenland], 1958 -- the early history of Burgenland as an Austrian province. <br>• Johann Dobrovich, [http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org/People%20on%20the%20Border.htm Volk an der Grenze (People on the Border)], 1963 -- a history of the Burgenland Croat minority.
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Webpages of interest:<br>
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*[http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org/ The Burgenland Bunch Genealogy Group]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Catholic_Diocese_of_Eisenstadt Diocese of Eisenstadt]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Catholic_Diocese_of_Eisenstadt Diocese of Eisenstadt]  
 
*[http://www.martinus.at/fmi/xsl/martinuspro/adrs/Abteilung/browse/browserecord.xsl?-lay=WEB_Adrs_Abteilung&-recid=191&-find=-find Archive of the Diocese Eisenstadt]  
 
*[http://www.martinus.at/fmi/xsl/martinuspro/adrs/Abteilung/browse/browserecord.xsl?-lay=WEB_Adrs_Abteilung&-recid=191&-find=-find Archive of the Diocese Eisenstadt]  
*[http://www.austria.gv.at/site/3938/default.aspx Landesarchiv Burgenland]
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*[http://www.austria.gv.at/site/3938/default.aspx Landesarchiv Burgenland]
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*[http://www.burgenland-bunch.org/ Spirit of Gradišće - Őrvidék Group]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:45, 18 January 2013

Until 1918, Burgenland belonged to the Hungarian part of the Austrian Hungarian Empire. At the Peace Treaty of St. Germain, in September 1919, this small area was given to Austria. Despite protests by Hungary, the annexation took effect on August 1921. Burgenland has large Croatian (15%) and Hungarian (3%) minority populations. Prior to the Third Reich, it also had large Roma (Gypsy) and Jewish minority populations (each ~3%).

Districts of Burgenland:
• Neusiedl am See
• Eisenstadt
• Mattersburg
• Oberpullendorf
• Oberwart (Hung. Felsöör)
• Güssing
• Jennersdorf

Books of interest:
• Andrew Burghardt, The Political Geography of Burgenland, 1958 -- the early history of Burgenland as an Austrian province.
• Johann Dobrovich, Volk an der Grenze (People on the Border), 1963 -- a history of the Burgenland Croat minority.

Webpages of interest: