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Karl I, Emperor of Austria, on the Eastern Front in Ozydow, photograph, 9 December 1917

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    The accession of Emperor Karl

    After two years of war Austria-Hungary was economically and militarily entirely worn out. On 21 November 1916 a further blow came with the death of Emperor Franz Joseph, who had been an important linchpin for the unity of the decrepit Dual Monarchy.