Figure 4. The Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary, 1867-1913
Source: Based on information from C.A. Macartney, Hungary: A
Short History, Chicago, 1962, 172.
The Compromise of 1867, which created the Dual
the Hungarian government more control of its domestic
than it had possessed at any time since the Battle of
fig. 4). However, the new government faced severe economic
problems and the growing restiveness of ethnic minorities.
War I led to the disintegration of Austria-Hungary, and in
aftermath of the war, a series of governments--including a
communist regime--assumed power in Buda and Pest (in 1872
cities of Buda and Pest united to become Budapest).
Data as of September 1989