First posted on February 18th 2006






Timeline : Upper Austria


1281
c. 1390
1395-1397
1408
1458-1462
1490
1506

1522-
1525
1532
1568
1571
1595-1597
1599
1618-1620
1620-1628
1624
1625
1626

1632
1636
1703-1704
1704-1719
1734-1735
1741-1742
1748
1752-1756
1765
1770-1771
1779
1781
1783-1785
1800
1805
1809
1810
1816
1848
1848
1850
1861
1914-1918
1918
1930
1932
1934
1938
1938
1944
1945-1955


1953

Duke Albrecht I. of Habsburg created court for Austria above the Enns
Upper Austrian coatr of arms created
At Steyr a large number of heretics sentenced, burnt
Estates of Upper Austria met for the first time
Upper Austria temporarily ruled by a separate line of the Habsburg Dynasty
Linz capital of Upper Austria
Following the War of Bavarian Succession, territory on the Mondsee and
around St. Wolfgang annexed into Upper Austria
Lutheran reformation
Peasant revolt
Ottoman raid into Upper Austria
Freedom of conscience (i.e. religion) granted to Upper Austrian nobility
Freedom of conscience confirmed to Upper Austrian nobility
Peasant revolt
Construction of Linz Palace
(Protestant) Estates of Upper Austria allied with rebellious Estates of Bohemia
Upper Austria a Bavarian pawn
Begin of emigration of Lutherans
Frankenburg die casting
Upper Austria's Lutheran peasants, under massive pressure to convert
(Counterreformation) rose in rebellion
Hausruckviertel Peasant Revolt
Machlandviertel Peasant Revolt
War of Spanish Succession had an impact on western Upper Austria
Peasant resistance against abuse of noblity's hunting privileges
Forced transmigration of crypto-Lutherans to Transylvania
War of Austrian Succession; invasion of Bavarian troops
Administrative reform; Upper Austria divided in districts
Forced transmigration of crypto-Lutherans to Transylvania
Border between Passau, Upper Austria fixed by treaty
Introduction of mandatory military service; land register
Following War of Bavarian Succession, annexation of Innviertel
Protestant communities established
Linz Diocesis created
Upper Austria occupied by French troops
Upper Austria occupied by French troops
Upper Austria occupied by French troops
Innviertel annexed by Bavaria
Innviertel reintegrated into Upper Austria
Jesuits expelled from Linz
Constitution terminated Estates, replaced by a Committee
Vienna, Linz connected by railroad
Landtag (regularly meeting provincial diet) established
WW I; 22,500 Upper Austrians fallen
Upper Austria became state within Republic of Austria
State constitution for Upper Austria
Number of unemployed reached 35,000
February Riots a.o. in Linz
Anschluss (German annexation)
Establishment of Mauthausen Concentration Camp
Upper Austria suffered the first air raids
Upper Austria to the north of the Danube part of Soviet Zone of
occupation; Upper Austria to the south of the Danube part of the
American zone of occupation
Checks at the border separating Soviet-occupied Upper Austria
and U.S. occupied Upper Austria abolished