First posted on February 18th 2006






Timeline : Tyrol


1363
1369
1420
1450-1464
1477
1487
1499
1500
1504
1508-1516
1525-1526
1526
1545-1563
1552

1632
1665
1669
1703
1752
1774
1782
1797, 1799
1803
1805
1809-1810
1810
1813
1816
1837
1861
1900
1918


1920
1921
1922

1935

1938
1939

1944-1945
1945-1955
1946-1947

1961
1964
1964
1976
Habsburg Dynasty acquired County of Tyrol
Bavaria (Wittelsbach Dynasty) recognized Habsburg hold of Tyrol
Habsburg Count Sigismund moved residence from Meran to Innsbruck
Nicolaus Cusanus bishop of Brixen
Tyrolean mint moved from Meran to Hall
War with Venice
Swabian War; Lower Engadin lost to Graubünden
Line of Counts of Gorizia extinct; acquisition of Lienz, Pustertal
Landshut War of Succession; Tyrolean acquisition of the Lower Inn Valley
War with Venice; acquisition of Cortina
Tyrol Peasant War
Anabaptist leader Jakob Huter executed
Council of Trent
Duke-Elector Moritz of Saxony marched an army on Innsbruck, where
Emperor Charles V. resided - without an army
Protestant invasion of Tyrol (B. von Sachsen-Weimar) defeated
Tyrolean line of Habsburg Dynasty extinct
Innsbruck University founded
Bavarian invasion of Tyrol defeated
Vorderösterreich, hitherto administrated from Tyrol, placed under Vienna
schooling became mandatory
Vorarlberg administratively placed under Tyrol
French invasions
Annexation of the Princebishoprics of Brixen, Trent
Austria ceded Tyrol, Vorarlberg to Bavaria
Tyrolean Rebellion against Bavarian rule (Andreas Hofer)
Tyrolean territory to the south of Brenner Pass annexed by Kingdom of Italy
Tyrol restored under Austrian rule
Salzburg exclaves surrounded by Tyrolean territory annexed
Expulsion of Zillertal Protestants
Tyrolean provincial diet (Landtag) created
Negotiations about autonomy for the Trentino without result
Following WW I, Tyrol partitioned - Italian-speaking Trentino, German-speaking
South Tyrol annexed by Italy; North, East Tyrol, as Land Tyrol, to Republic of
Austria
Italian troops evacuated North Tyrol
Plebiscite on unifying with Germany; approval rate 98 % (not implemented)
Following the Fascist rise to power in Italy, the ethnic German population
of South Tyrol exposed to increased pressure to assimilate
The Italian government settled ethnic Italians in the German-speaking South
Tyrol
Anschluss
Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany agreed on the resettlement of the ethnic German
South Tyroleans (not implemented)
Alpenfestung (Alps Fortress) propagated, but little done in order to fortify it
North Tyrol within French, East Tyrol within British Zone of Occupation
The Austrian government negotiated on the status of South Tyrol, which was
to be granted political autonomy
Begin of South Tyrolean terrorism (sabotage)
Dioceses of Innsbruck, Brixen established
Olympic Winter Games held in Innsbruck
Olympic Winter Games held in Innsbruck