The Habsburgs - one of most powerful monarchic dynasties of Europe during the Middle Ages and Modern Times. Representatives of the dynasty known as the rulers of Austria (c 1282), later transformed into a multinational Austrian Empire (until 1918) is one of the leading European powers, as well as Holy Roman Emperor, whose throne occupied by the Habsburgs from 1438 to 1806 . (with a brief break in the years 1742-1745.)
In addition to Austria and the Holy Roman Empire, the Habsburgs were the rulers of the following states:
Hungary in 1437-1439, 1445-1457, 1526-1918 years.;
Czech Republic in 1306-1307, 1437-1439, 1453-1457, 1526-1618, 1621-1918 years.;
Croatia in 1437-1439, 1445-1457, 1526-1918 years.;
Spain in the years 1516-1700.;
Portugal in the years 1580-1640.;
Kingdom of Naples in the years 1516-1735.;
Mexico in the years 1864-1867.;
Transylvania in the years 1690-1867.;
Tuscany in the years 1790-1859.;
Parma in the years 1814-1847.;
Modena in the years 1814-1859.
as well as a number of smaller public entities.