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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Ferenc Rákóczi

 
 
Ferenc Rákóczi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
1. Ferenc Rákóczi Marker
Inscription.
[Marker text in Hungarian:]
Ennek az épületnek
á helyén allt a XVII. század
végén az Aspremont-palota.
Ilt szállt meg gyakori bécsi
tartózkudásai idején
az 1690-es években
II. Rákóczi Ferenc,
az 1703-1711 évi magyar
szabadságharc vézere.

[Marker text in German:]
Hier stand Ende des 17. Jahr-
hunderts das Palais Aspremont.
In diesem Gebäude verweilte
während seiner mehrmaligen
Wiener Aufenthalte in den
1690er Jahren
Fürst Ferenc Rákóczi II.
der nachher an der Spitze des
ungarischen Freiheitskampfes
1703-1711 stand.

[English translation:]
Here at the end of the 17th Century stood the Palais Aspremont. During the 1690s, Prince Francis II Rákóczi spent time in this building on his several visits to Vienna, and later became the leader of the Hungarian War of Independence, 1703-1711.
 
Location. 48° 12.328′ N, 16° 22.417′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is on Himmelpfortgasse just west of Seilerstaette, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Himmelpfortgasse 13, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers.
Ferenc Rákóczi Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
2. Ferenc Rákóczi Marker - Wide View
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Café Frauenhuber (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Egon Cäsar Conte Corti (about 120 meters away); Gottlieb Muffat (about 210 meters away); Greta Keller (about 210 meters away); Mark Twain (about 210 meters away); Kurt Gödel (about 240 meters away); Dr. Otto Willmann (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Ludwig Hevesi (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .  Ferenc Rákóczi, II (Britannica.com). Ferenc Rákóczi, II, (born March 27, 1676, Borsi, Hung.—died April 8, 1735, Rodosto, Tur.), prince of Transylvania who headed a nearly successful national rising of all Hungary against the Habsburg empire. (Submitted on July 20, 2017.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 134 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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