On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of the last Austrian Emperor and Hungarian King, Andreas Gottsmann, Director of the Austrian Historical Institute in Rome, and Gergely Fejérdy, Deputy Scientific Director at the Otto von Habsburg Foundation, answered questions from Leonidio Paulo Ferreira, a renowned Portuguese journalist.
On 25 March 2022, a commemorative conference entitled “Goodwill and Misfortune” took place at the Royal Palace of Gödöllő, organised by the Otto von Habsburg Foundation in cooperation with the VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of the last King and Emperor, Charles von Habsburg.
The Embassy of Hungary in Lisbon, the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and the Austrian Embassy in Lisbon organised a conference in memory of Blessed Charles IV, who died in exile in Madeira on 1 April 1922. Gergely Fejérdy, Deputy Director of the Otto von Habsburg Foundation, also gave a lecture on the occasion of the centenary.
On 1 April 1922, Charles I (IV) Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, father of Otto von Habsburg, died in Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary commemoration series, our Foundation, in cooperation with the Embassy of Hungary in Lisbon and local organizers, presented a roll-up exhibition of nine panels in English. A Portuguese version of this was also made available for the public in the form of a brochure.