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  • In 1848 Olmiitz was the scene of the emperor Ferdinand's abdication, and in 1850 an important conference took place here between Austrian and German statesmen.
  • National discontent with a feeble government produced a revolution in 1808 by which he passed to the throne by the forced abdication of his father.
  • 48), and they were present at the abdication of Charles in the great hall at Brussels in 1555.
  • And finally, all her entreaties failed to prevent the abdication of Philip, who in 1724 gave up the throne to his heir, and retired to the palace of La Granja.
  • His father declined the throne on the abdication of Isaac, who was accordingly succeeded by four emperors of other families between that date and 1081.

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