Multiple Choice Quiz

Here is a list of years.

1784, 1809, 1811, 1839, 1899, 1912, 1963

And here is a list of events.

What happend when? Do you know?

— The hospital of the province of Styria is opened, then the largest and most modern in Europe.

— Abortive siege of the Citadel by French troupes and Napoleon. The citadel has to be dismantled. The “Uhrturm” (Clock Tower) and the Bell Tower are salvage by the citizens of Graz for 2.987 Guilders and 11 Farthings and thus evade destruction.

— Archduke Johann found the “Joanneum” and places his private collection at its disposal; today’s Technical University also originates from the Joanneum.

— Foundation of the Academy of Music and Performing Arts with University status.
The citadel is turned into a park.

— Completion of today’s Opera house.

— Graz is among the first European cities to raze its fortifications; the glacis is planned with trees.

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