World’s Strangest Flags

Kingdom of Prussia Flag

With an effective military device, Prussia (allied with Italy) overran the German states allied with Austria and squashed the Austrians at the Fight of Sadová. The 7 Weeks War led the way for the facility of the German Empire in 1871 and the development of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1867.

Austria National Flag

Losing his requirement throughout the fight, Leopold apparently raised his tunic as a rallying point, and the red/white style consequently ended up being the nationwide colors of Austria. The Crest of Hungary would, later on, be included in the Austrian flag.

Austrian Naval Ensign 1786-1915

The Austrian Empire (called the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Double Monarchy after the constitutional reforms of 1867) was never ever a significant sea power, although because of the eighteenth century it had actually kept a little, a however effective navy that used this ensign on its warships.

Austrian Merchant Ensign 1730-1915

The most typically seen คาสิโนสด Flag of Austria was the Austrian Merchant Ensign, presented around 1730. This is the “nationwide” flag most frequently used later on in Royal German propaganda posters and illustrations to represent both Austria and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It really was also the most globally acknowledged Austro-Hungarian flag up till the Double Monarchy was liquefied at the end of World War I. Although, the merchant flag was “formally” changed in 1869, it stayed in typical consume till 1915.

The Austrian Merchant Ensign developed from the conventional Black-yellow Landesfarben (land colors) of the Habsburg-Lorraine Dynasty.

The Franco-Prussian War 1871

A significant occasion in German history was the defeat of France in the Franco-Prussian War in 1871, making Germany a world power. It was throughout this war that, in 1870, Prussian Prime Minister Otto von Bismarck managed the marriage of the German states.…