The October Revolution in Vienna and its Aftermath
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
KeywordsNational Guard Diplomatic Relation October Revolution Military Assistance Constitutional Monarchy
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