Austrian Empire

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Austrian Empire
Kaiserreich Österreich
Volkshymne (People's Anthem)
The Austrian Empire
Capital Vienna
Languages German Hungarian Romanian Czech Slovakian Slovenian Croatian Serbian Italian Polish Ruthenian
Religion Roman Catholic
Government Monarchy
 •  Established 1804
 •  Ausgleich 1867
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Holy Roman Empire

The Austrian Empire was an empire that lasted in Europe from 1804 to 1867. The empire was centered on present-day Austria and was a remnant of the Holy Roman Empire which collapsed on 1806. The last Holy Roman Emperor, Francis II, became Francis I of Austria. It was succeeded by Austria-Hungary.