Extensive "corrections" of the river bed, especially the canal of Diepoldsau, have been carried out in the lower bit of this part of the valley, while from a little north of Ragatz the right bank belongs first to Liechtenstein and then to the Austrian province of the Vorarlberg.
The largest is that belonging to Prince Liechtenstein, containing about 800 paintings, and specially rich in important works by Rubens and Van Dyck; the picture gallery of Count Harrach, with over 400 paintings, possessing numerous examples of the later Italian and French schools; that of Count Czernin, with over 340 paintings; and that of Count SchÃ¶nborn, with 110 pictures.
Farther still on the right the 5th column (cavalry under Prince John of Liechtenstein) was to hold the northern part of the plateau, south of the Briinn-Olmiitz road; across the road itself was the corps of Prince Bagration, and in rear of Liechtenstein's corps was the reserve (Russians under the grand-duke Constantine).
It is situated on the Oppa and possesses a château belonging to Prince Liechtenstein, who holds extensive estates in the district.
The Kitzloch Klamm is formed by the Rauris Thal and the Liechtenstein Klamm by the Gross-Arle Thal.
Near it is the Liechtenstein Klamm.
C. Heer, Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein - Land and Leute (Feldkirch, 1906); O.
LIECHTENSTEIN, the smallest independent state in Europe, save San Marino and Monaco.
Angle of the state, in the Rhatikon range, and is named to Naafkopf or the Rothe Wand (8445 ft.); on its summit the Swiss, Vorarlberg, and Liechtenstein frontiers join.
In consequence of financial embarrassments, that family had to sell both (the lordship in 1699, the county in 1713) to the Liechtenstein family, which had since the 12th century owned two castles of that name (both now ruined), one in Styria and the other a little S.W.
In 1719 these new acquisitions were raised by the emperor into a principality under the name of Liechtenstein, which formed part successively of the Holy Roman Empire (till 1806) and of the German Confederation (1815-1866), having been sovereign1806-1815as well as since 1866.
Fiirstlichen Hauses Liechtenstein (3 vols., Vienna, 1868-1883); J.
C. Heer, Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein (Feldkirch, 1906); P. Kaiser, Geschichte d.
Fiirstenthums Liechtenstein (Coire, 1847); F.
Umlauft, Das Fiirstenthum Liechtenstein (Vienna, 1891); E.
Henceforward all the German states that had survived the struggle of 1866, with the exception of the empire of Austria, the grand-duchy of Luxemburg, and the principality of Liechtenstein, were incorporated in a permanent federal state under the leadership of Prussia.
By the Adriatic Sea, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and the German Empire, and N.
Liechtenstein, separated from Hohenwart's party and founded their own club, so that they could act more freely.
Liechtenstein, who complained of the political influence exercised by the chambers of commerce, and demanded the organization of working men in gilds.
The likeness he is recorded to have painted of Ginevra de' Bend used to be traditionally identified with the fine portrait of a matron at the Pitti absurdly known as La Monaca: more lately it has been recognized in a rather dull, expressionless Verrocchiesque portrait of a young woman with a fanciful background of pine-sprays in the Liechtenstein gallery at Vienna.
Outside the German Empire the prince of Liechtenstein, whose title dates from 1608, still remains sovereign.
By Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the German empire (Bavaria), and N.