Love Is Dead

Newly discovered letters get us closer to understanding the tragic truth of royal murder-suicide at Mayerling.

Radetzky’s March into Obscurity

Under the command of Josef Radetzky, the Habsburg army held its grip on Italy during a period of revolutionary unrest across Europe. Yet today his achievements are rarely celebrated.

The Holy Roman Ring Road

Emperor Franz Joseph officially opened the Ringstrasse on May 1st, 1865. Adrian Mourby looks at its 150 years as a Viennese landmark.

Prince Eugene and Turin, 1706

During the War of the Spanish Succession the Austrian commander marched westward from the Alps across Italy to win a remarkable battle.