The October Revolution in Vienna and its Aftermath

  • Ian W. Roberts
Part of the Studies in Russia and East Europe book series (SREE)


The occupation of the Danubian principalities had put Russia in a favourable position to give military assistance to Austria in its struggle with Hungary, if it were needed. However, when Nicholas left Saint Petersburg at the beginning of October to take part in three days of manoeuvres, he still hoped, as he had done at the end of September, that Jelčić would be able to crush the Hungarian revolt, occupy Budapest and then march on Vienna.1


National Guard Diplomatic Relation October Revolution Military Assistance Constitutional Monarchy 
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    E. Bapst, Les origines de la Guerre de Crimée (Paris, 1892), pp. 27–33.Google Scholar
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    A. Hübner, Ein Jahr Meines Lebens 1848–1849 (Leipzig, 1891) p. 293.Google Scholar
  3. 57.
    S. Szilassy, ‘America and the Hungarian Revolution of 1848–49’, Slavonic and East European Review, vol. 44 (1965–6), 180–4.Google Scholar

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© Ian W. Roberts 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian W. Roberts
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  1. 1.School of Slavonic and East European StudiesUniversity of LondonUK

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