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Karl: The Last Habsburg Emperor

Follows the life of Charles I of Austria, the last ruler of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the last monarch of the Habsburg dynasty. He reigned as Charles I as Emperor of Austria and Charles IV as King of Hungary from 1916 until 1918, when under pressure he "renounced participation" in state affairs, but did not abdicate. A deeply religious man, he felt a keen responsibility for his countrymen. He died in 1922, was beatified by the Catholic Church and has become commonly known as Blessed Charles. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and historians. Supplementary short issued with: The Adventures of young Indiana Jones. 2007. 30 min.

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