First posted on February 19th 2006






Timeline : Lower Austria


1142
1156
1159
1365
1408

1453
1469
1482-1490
1494
Early 16th C.
1522
1529
1551
1570es
1606-1612
1619-1620
1645-1646
1683

1703-1711
1722
1773
1781
1783
1785

1848
1861

1922
1938
1945-1955
1954
1986
Vienna became residence of the Marchgraves of Austria (Babenberg Dynasty)
Austria elevated from Marchgraviate to Duchy (Privilegium Minus)
St. Pölten elevated to status of a city
University of Vienna established
Separate Estates meet for Austria above the Enns (Upper Austria), Austria below
the Enns (Lower Austria)
Recognition of the Privilegium Maius: Austria elevated to Archduchy
Dioceses of Vienna, Wiener Neustadt established
Lower Austria, Styria theatre of war in Austro-Hungarian War
St. Pölten, hitherto property of the Princebishopric of Passau, acquired by Austria
Wiener Neustadt, County Pittem integrated into Lower Austria
Begin of the Lutheran Reformation
First Ottoman Siege of Vienna, lasted for three days
Jesuits called to Vienna
Begin of the Counterreformation
Habsburg Brothers' Conflict
Lutheran Estates of Lower Austria allied with Estates of Bohemia, against Habsburgs
Swedish invasion
During the Ottoman Siege of Vienna, Lower Austria was almost depopulated; after
the Battle of Kahlenberg, the country was repopulated
Kuruc Rebellion in Hungary; Kuruc raids into Lower Austria
Diocesis of Vienna elevated to Archdiocesis
Jesuit Order suppressed
Joseph II.'s Patent of Tolerance permitted for the establishment of Lutheran communities
Wiener Neustadt struck by an earthquake
Lower Austria detached from Diocesis of Passau; see moved from Wiener Neustadt
to St. Pölten
Liberation of the Serfs
Landtag (provincial diet) of Lower Austria established as a regularly convening
institution
Vienna separated from Lower Austria, created state within Republic of Austria
Viennese suburbs separated from Lower Austria, integrated into Vienna
Lower Austria part of Soviet Zone of Occupation
Viennese suburbs lost in 1938 reintegrated into Lower Austria
St. Pölten became capital of Lower Austria