On the following day the Austrian ambassador, Esterhazy, presented a despatch of a similar tenor from his court.
It possesses a castle of Count Esterhazy, a modern Roman Catholic Church in Gothic style and two convents.
But Thurzo was the last Protestant palatine, and, on his death, the Catholics, at the diet of Sopron (1625), where they dominated the Upper Chamber, and had a large minority in the Lower, were able to elect Count Miklos Esterhazy in Thurz6's stead.
Other parks are the Hofgarten, the Volksgarten and the Town Park, all adjoining the Ring-Strasse; the Augarten in the Leopoldstadt, the Belvedere Park in the Landstrasse, the Esterhazy Park in Mariahilf, and the TÃ¼rkenschanz Park in Dobling.
As late as 1840, Captain Walsin Esterhazy, author of a history of the Turkish rule in Africa, ventured the guess that "Barbarossa" was simply a mispronunciation of Bala Arouj, and the supposition has been widely accepted.
In 1762 Prince Paul Esterhazy died and was succeeded by his brother Nicholas, surnamed the Magnificent, who increased Haydn's salary, showed him every mark of favour, and, on the death of Werner in 1766, appointed him Oberkapellmeister.
In 1790 Prince Nicholas Esterhazy died and the Kapelle was disbanded.
Soult, Wellington's old foe, received a hearty popular welcome as a military hero; Prince Esterhazy, who represented Austria,.
In the beautiful Andrassy Ut are the opera-house (1875-1884), in the Italian Renaissance style; the academy of music; the old and new exhibition building; the national drawing school; and the museum of fine arts (1900-1905), in which was installed in 1905 the national gallery, formed by Prince Esterhazy, bought by the government in 1865 for £130,000, and formerly housed in the academy, and the collection of modern pictures from the national museum.
Prince Nicholas Esterhazy and Paul Rakoczy were among his converts.
Eisenstadt; pop., 2951), which contains a magnificent castle of the Esterhazy family, built in 1683 and enlarged in 1805.
Mattersdorf; pop., 3789); and not far from it, on the frontier of Austria, the well-preserved castle of Forchtenstein, the cradle of the Esterhazy family.
Liszt's father, a clerk to the agent of the Esterhazy estates and an amateur musician of some attainment, was Hungarian by birth and ancestry, his mother an AustrianGerman.
ESTERHAZY OF GALANTHA, a noble Magyar family.
The first member of the family to emerge definitely into history was Ferencz Zerhazy (1563-1594), vice lord-lieutenant of the county of Pressburg, who took the name of Esterhazy when he was created Freiherr of Galantha, an estate acquired by the family in 1421.
This Miklos [[[Nicholas]]] Esterhazy of Galantha (1582-1645) was born at Galantha on the 8th of April 1582.
See Works of Nicholas Esterhazy, with a biography by Ferencz Toldi (Hung.) (Pest, 1852); Nicholas Count Esterhdzy, Palatine of Hungary (a biography, Hung.) (Pest, 1863-1870).
See Lajos Merenyi, Prince Paul Esterhazy (Hung.) (Budapest, 1895).
Esterhazy died in Vienna on the 28th of September 1790.
He rebuilt in the Renaissance style Schloss Esterhazy, the splendour of which won for it the name of the Hungarian Versailles.
In 1825, when he went to France in the suite of Prince PM Esterhazy, to attend the coronation of Charles X., the canal du Midi especially attracted his attention and suggested to him the idea of regulating the rivers Danube and Theiss.
A cartoon of this composition in the Esterhazy collection at Vienna is held to be only a copy, and the original cartoon must be regarded as lost.
The last years of his life were spent in comparative poverty and isolation, as even the Esterhazy-Forchtenstein estates were unequal to the burden of supporting his fabulous extravagance and had to be placed in the hands of curators.
The cadet branch of the house of Frakno, the members of which bear the title of count, was divided into three lines by the sons of Ferencz Esterhazy (1641-1683).
It was Esterhazy who conveyed to Marie Antoinette the portrait of Louis XVI.
See also Count Janos Esterhazy, Description of the Esterhazy Family (Hung., Budapest, 1901).