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Located in the Innere Stadt borough, the President of Austria resides in the adjoining Hofburg wing, while the Federal Chancellery is on adjacent Ballhausplatz.
Many important actions and events took place here, most notably Adolf Hitler ‘s ceremonial announcement of the Austrian Anschluss to Nazi Germany on 15 March Inside the Hofburg walls, several squares and gardens were laid out, including the Volksgarten public park.
The planned Kaiserforum imperial forumhowever, was never completed.
‘Heldenplatz’ by Thomas Bernhard (Review)
From onwards, renowned architects like Carl von HasenauerTheophil Hansen and Heinrich Ferstel competed presenting their heldenplatzz, superseded by Gottfried Semper in Construction started in and from the Neue Burg Wing was erected.
When the masons’ work ceased inthe northwestern part in the Volksgarten park remained unfinished.
The statue of Archduke Charles of Austriamodelled on a popular painting by Johann Peter Krafftwas inaugurated already in It was meant to glorify the Habsburg dynasty as great Austrian military leaders and underline the leadership of Austria within the German Confederationthough they just had suffered a crushing defeat at the bloody Battle of Solferino.
The Outer Castle Gate on the southside remained standing when the fortification walls were dismantled. The historical heodenplatz of Hitler’s speech remains strong in the public perception.
Heldenplatz – German Literature
This is also the reason why Heldenplatz has been the subject of several works of literature, most prominently of Thomas Bernhard ‘s drama Heldenplatz and a poem by Ernst Jandl named wien: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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