Definition of Habsburg in English:
The family established a hereditary monarchy in Austria in 1282 and secured the title of Holy Roman Emperor from 1452. Austrian and Spanish branches were created when Charles divided the territories between his son Philip II and his brother Ferdinand; the Habsburgs ruled Spain 1504–1700, while Habsburg rule in Austria ended with the collapse of Austria-Hungary in 1918
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