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Although Albert himself only reigned for a year, henceforth every emperor of the Holy Roman Empire was a Habsburg, with only one exception.

Accordingly, Norig would essentially mean the same as Ostarrîchi and Österreich, thus Austria.

After the defeat of France in the 1870-1 Franco-Prussian War, Austria was excluded from the new German Empire, although in the following decades, its politics, and its foreign policy, increasingly converged with those of the Prussian-led Empire.

During the 1914 July Crisis that followed the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria on June 28, Austria-Hungary, emboldened by a pledge of German support, on July 28 declared war on Serbia because that country had not fully complied with an Austrian ultimatum.

During the 17th and 18th centuries, Austria retained its position as one of the great powers of Europe and, in response to the coronation of Napoleon as the Emperor of the French, the Austrian Empire was officially proclaimed in 1804.

Following Napoleon's defeat, Prussia emerged as Austria's chief competitor for rule of a Greater Germany.

Today, Austria is a parliamentary representative democracy comprising nine federal states.

Other major urban areas of Austria include Graz, Linz, Salzburg and Innsbruck.

With the death of Frederick II in 1246, the line of the Babenbergs was extinguished.