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Educators in the Service of the Throne. Private Teachers of the Austrian-Hungarian Imperial Heirs
Mádrová, Kamila ; Horčička, Václav (advisor) ; Županič, Jan (referee) ; Krejčík, Tomáš (referee)
- Educators in the Service of the Throne. Private Teachers of the Austrian- Hungarian Imperial Heirs Several potential successors were growing up during the lengthy reign of Emperor Franz Joseph I. But two of them, the Emperor's own son Crown Prince Rudolph and his nephew Franz Ferdinand, could never ascend to the throne due to their premature deaths. His grandnephew, Archduke Charles Franz Joseph, claimed the throne in the tense times of the First World War. For a would-be successor, not only military education was essential, but also language skills and such subjects as history, law and economy that the future ruler of a vast and ethnically diverse state was expected to have a good command of. This paper focuses on the lives of teachers who attended both the Emperor's and the Archduke's courts.
The idea of the State of Austria from the point of view of the succesors to the throne, Archdukes Rudolf, Francis Ferdinand d'Este and Charles
Mádrová, Kamila ; Županič, Jan (advisor) ; Skřivan, Aleš (referee)
The thesis deals with the internal political history of Austria and Hungary in the second half of the nineteenth century, presenting it from the point of view of successors to the throne, Crown Prince Rudolf and the Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Este and Emperor Charles. The first section describes the "Austrian idea", i.e., factors uniting the monarchy. It is followed by an overview of plans to reorganize the Habsburg monarchy in the era. Attention is paid to the concepts of each personality and constitutionally embedded centralist and decentralist changes in government, proposed legal reforms and "proportional" solutions in the countries and regions of the monarchy. The other section portrays the political ideas of the successors to the throne. It emphasizes their education and the authority of their teachers and the persons who affected their political thinking. It recounts the ideas behind their political and governmental beliefs. In addition, it describes the relationships between the successors and each nation of the Habsburg monarchy. The goal of the thesis is to compare the respective ideas of the successors with regard to the future and potential reform of Austria and Hungary and put the ideas in contrast with the internal political situation of the monarchy at the time and proposals for...

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