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== Getting started with Austrian research  ==
 
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== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
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The boundaries of Austria have changed over time. Your ancestor may have said he was from Austria, but actually he may have come from any of the countries that once belonged to the Hapbsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
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'''Provinces of modern Austria'''  
 
'''Provinces of modern Austria'''  
  
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'''Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (till 1918)'''<br>  
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]] -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Image:Austria.jpg|thumb|200px]]  
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*[http://www.genteam.at/ Gazetteer of Austria]  
 
*[http://www.genteam.at/ Gazetteer of Austria]  
 
*[[German Word List|German Word List]] -  
 
*[[German Word List|German Word List]] -  
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
  
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== Did you Know?  ==
 
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[[Image:Wappen Kaisertum 29.png|left|200px]]The Hapsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."  
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[[Image:Wappen Kaisertum 29.png|left|200px|Wappen Kaisertum 29.png]]The Hapsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."  
  
 
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*[[Austria Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]  
 
*[[Austria Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]  
 
*[[Austria Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]  
 
*[[Austria Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]  
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*[[Austria Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Austria Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Austria Biographies|Biographies]]  
 
*[[Austria Biographies|Biographies]]  
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*[http://www.genteam.at Gazetteers for Austria]  
 
*[http://www.genteam.at Gazetteers for Austria]  
 
*[http://www.matricula.findbuch.net/php/main.php?ar_id=3670 Austrian records online]  
 
*[http://www.matricula.findbuch.net/php/main.php?ar_id=3670 Austrian records online]  

Revision as of 21:07, 12 April 2012

Canaletto2.jpg

Getting started with Austrian research

Austria is landlocked and in a strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys. The major river is the Danube.

Jurisdictions

Austrian Provinces.jpg

The boundaries of Austria have changed over time. Your ancestor may have said he was from Austria, but actually he may have come from any of the countries that once belonged to the Hapsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. Read More

Provinces of modern Austria

Austria (English name)

Österreich

(German name)

Burgenland Burgenland
Carinthia Kärnten
Lower Austria Niederösterreich
Upper Austria Oberösterreich
Salzburg Salzburg
Styria Steiermark
Tyrol Tirol
Vorarlberg Vorarlberg
Vienna Wien


Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (till 1918)

Austria

(English name)

Österreich

(German name)

Austria of today              Österreich
Austrian Littoal Küstenland
Bohemia Böhmen
Bukovina Bukowina
Carniola Krain
Dalmatia Dalmatien
Galicia Galizien
Hungary Ungarn
Illyria Illyrien
Istria Istrien
Lombardy Lombardei
Moravia Mähren
Silesia Schlesien
Sudetenland Sudetenland
Sundgau Sundgau
Veneto Veneto

Research Tools

Research Strategies

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Did you Know?

Wappen Kaisertum 29.png
The Hapsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."

Featured Content

As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times. A Web site that discusses the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (with maps, lists, etc.) ... Read More


Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:


Beginners Corner
News and Events

New!

more...

Topics
Useful Websites