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1) Marchfeld. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Danube and the Morava (Ger. March) rivers, on the border of Slovakia. A strategic approach to Vienna, it was the site of several important battles. In 1260, Ottocar...

2) Wagram. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Wagram (doich-) (KEY) , town, Lower Austria prov., NE Austria, in the Marchfeld, near Vienna. On July 5-6, 1809, Napoleon I gained one of his most brilliant victories...

3) Rudolf I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...German king (1273-91), first king of the Hapsburg dynasty. Rudolf's election as king ended the interregnum (1250-73), during which time there was no accepted German...

4) Hapsburg. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rise to PowerThe family, which can be traced to the 10th cent., originally held lands in Alsace and in NW Switzerland. Otto (d. 1111) took the name Hapsburg from...

5) Styria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bordering on Slovenia in the south, Styria is predominately mountainous, with many forests, pastures, and meadowlands. The province is drained by the Mur, Enns, and...

6) Ottocar II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ottocar II, or Premysl Ottocar II, c.1230-1278, king of Bohemia (1253-78), son and successor of Wenceslaus I. Ottocar shrewdly exploited the disorders of the great...

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