Eisenstadt

Kleinhöflein im Burgenland at the foot of the Leitha Mountains
Calvary
The Old Town Hall
Paul I in 1655
Joseph Weigl in 1829
Joseph Haydn in 1791
Robert Musil around 1900

City in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland.

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Portrait of Joseph Haydn by Thomas Hardy (1791)

Joseph Haydn

Austrian composer of the Classical period.

Austrian composer of the Classical period.

Portrait of Joseph Haydn by Thomas Hardy (1791)
St. Stephen's Cathedral. In the foreground is the Kapellhaus (demolished 1804) where Haydn lived as a chorister.
Map showing locations where Haydn lived or visited
Morzin Palace, Dolní Lukavice, Czech Republic
Haydn's wife. Unauthenticated miniature attributed to Ludwig Guttenbrunn
Prince Nikolaus Esterházy, Haydn's most important patron
View of Eszterháza
Portrait by Ludwig Guttenbrunn, painted c. 1791–92, depicts Haydn c. 1770
Hanover Square Rooms, principal venue of Haydn's performances in London
Haydn as portrayed by John Hoppner in England in 1791
Wax sculpture of Haydn by Franz Thaler, c. 1800
House in Vienna (now a museum) where Haydn spent the last years of his life
Bergkirche in Eisenstadt, site of Haydn's tomb
Haydn's signature on a work of music: di me giuseppe Haydn ("by me Joseph Haydn"). He writes in Italian, a language he often used professionally.
Laus Deo ("praise be to God") at the conclusion of a Haydn manuscript.
Haydn on a 1950 20 Austrian schilling banknote
Original copy of "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser" in Haydn's hand
Joseph Haydn Playing Quartets

As a "house officer" in the Esterházy establishment, Haydn wore livery and followed the family as they moved among their various palaces, most importantly the family's ancestral seat Schloss Esterházy in Eisenstadt and later on Esterháza, a grand new palace built in rural Hungary in the 1760s.

Burgenland

Easternmost and least populous state of Austria.

Easternmost and least populous state of Austria.

Unterwart Landscape ( East Styrian Hills )
Districts of Burgenland
The Ostrogothic Kingdom in Pannonia
Habsburg mortgages in Burgenland between the 15th and 17th centuries
The Kingdom of Hungary as divided into 3 parts
Protocoll of Venice from Oct.13.1921
A memorial in Krensdorf to soldiers who died in the two World Wars
Burgenland under Soviet administration, 1945-1955
Burgenland is part of Centrope, a project establishing a multinational region in four Central European states: Slovakia, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

Eisenstadt

Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt, Austria

Schloss Esterházy

Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt, Austria
Projektierte Gartenfassade des Schlosses Esterházy by Albert Christoph Dies, 1812. Dies worked for Prince Nikolaus II during the early 19th century, and portrayed the Prince's ambitious remodeling plans on this oil painting.
Modern view of the rear of the palace -- in the end only the central portions of the classical redesign could be completed.
Haydnsaal
Red Salon; the portrait on the wall is of the Esterházy prince Paul Anton II
Inner courtyard of the palace
Entrance gate
Former stables, opposite the palace on the plaza
Orangerie in the palace grounds
In 1807 Prince Nikolaus's artist Albert Christoph Dies painted the view from the rear entrance, including the Leopoldinentempel. The view is similar today though more heavily wooded.
Leopoldinentempel today
Front view of palace from plaza
Silver dishes
Mirror table
Haydnsaal ceiling
Princess Maria Josepha Hermenegildis of Liechtenstein by Johann Georg Weikert, 1784. The wife of Nikolaus II, she was a friend and supporter of Haydn, who wrote his last six masses in celebration of her name day.

Schloss Esterházy (Esterházy-kastély) is a palace in Eisenstadt, Austria, the capital of the Burgenland state.

The Eszterházy arms from the 14th to 15th centuries

Esterházy

Hungarian noble family with origins in the Middle Ages.

Hungarian noble family with origins in the Middle Ages.

The Eszterházy arms from the 14th to 15th centuries
The arms of Paul I, Prince Esterházy (1635–1713)
The princely Eszterházy arms in 1852
Forchtenstein Castle in Forchtenstein, Austria
Schloss Esterházy in Eisenstadt, Austria
Eszterháza Palace in Fertőd, Hungary
Nikolaus Eszterházy (1582–1645)
Prince Paul I
Prince Paul Anton [Pál Antal] (1711–1762)
Prince Nikolaus Esterházy I
Prince Anton [Antal] (1738–1794)
Nikolaus II as portrayed by Martin Knoller in 1793. Oil on canvas. Esterházy Privatstiftung, Burgenland.
Prince Paul Anton III [Pál Antal] (1786–1866)
Nicholas III, Prince Esterhazy
Kismarton, Schloss Esterházy
Eszterháza Palace, Great hall
Forchtenstein Castle, Austria (owned by the family: 1622–present)
Pápa Castle, Hungary (1626–1945)
Schloss Esterházy, Austria (1649–present)
Eszterháza Palace, Hungary (1681–1945)
Palais Esterházy, Vienna, Austria (1685–present)
Tata Castle, Hungary (1727–1945)
Csákvár Castle, Hungary (1778–1945)
Former monastery at Edelstetten in Neuburg an der Kammel, Bavaria (1804–present)
Schloss Nordkirchen, Westphalia (owned by the family in the 19th century)
Cseklész, today in Slovakia (Bernolákovo)
Köpcsény, today in Austria (Kittese)
Esterházy Palace, Bratislava, Slovakia

the older Forchtenstein (Hungarian: Fraknó) line: founded by Nikolaus Esterházy, main seat: Eisenstadt (Kismarton)

Kobersdorf Synagoge

Siebengemeinden

Kobersdorf Synagoge

The Siebengemeinden (שֶבַע קְהִלּוֹת; Seven Communities, Hét hitközség ) were seven Jewish communities located in Eisenstadt and its surrounding area.

Paul II Anton, Prince Esterházy

Prince Paul II Anton Esterházy de Galántha (Hungarian: galánthai Esterházy II.

Prince Paul II Anton Esterházy de Galántha (Hungarian: galánthai Esterházy II.

Paul Anton Esterházy de Galántha was born in Eisenstadt, Archduchy of Austria on 22 April 1711 as the son of Prince Joseph Anton Esterházy de Galántha (1688–1721) and his wife, born Baroness Maria Octavia von Gilleis zu Theras und Sonnenberg.

Paul I, Prince Esterházy

The first Prince Esterházy of Galántha from 1687 to 1713, Palatine of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1681 to 1713, and an Imperial Field Marshal.

The first Prince Esterházy of Galántha from 1687 to 1713, Palatine of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1681 to 1713, and an Imperial Field Marshal.

Schloss Esterházy
Paul shortly after his elevation to Prince Esterházy of Galántha.
Family Tree of the Princes Esterházy of Galántha

Born in Kismarton (Eisenstadt), Kingdom of Hungary, Paul was the third son of Nicholas, Count Esterházy of Galántha and his second wife Baroness Krisztina Nyáry of Bedegh.

Visitors in the Orthodox Jewish cemetery in Budapest, circa 1920; the word "Orthodox" (ארטאדאקסען) is painted on the wall, second to the left. Traditionalist Jews in Hungary were the first anywhere to use the term "orthodox" in the formation of an independent Orthodox organization in 1871.

Orthodox Judaism

Collective term for the traditionalist and theologically conservative branches of contemporary Judaism.

Collective term for the traditionalist and theologically conservative branches of contemporary Judaism.

Visitors in the Orthodox Jewish cemetery in Budapest, circa 1920; the word "Orthodox" (ארטאדאקסען) is painted on the wall, second to the left. Traditionalist Jews in Hungary were the first anywhere to use the term "orthodox" in the formation of an independent Orthodox organization in 1871.
A Jewish man pilloried in the synagogue, a common punishment in the pre-emancipation Jewish community in Europe.
Moses Sofer of Pressburg, considered the father of Orthodoxy in general and ultra-Orthodoxy in particular.
Isaac Bernays in clerical vestments. The ministerial style of dress seen here was ubiquitous among German and Western European (neo)-Orthodox Jews.
David Zvi Hoffmann, the single most prominent Orthodox theoretician who dealt with the critical-historical method.
Young Samson Raphael Hirsch, the ideologue of Orthodox secession in Germany.
Chaim Sofer, the leading halakhic authority of the Hungarian "zealots" during the Orthodox-Neolog schism.
Beth Medrash Govoha (Hebrew:בית מדרש גבוה), in Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S., the world's largest yeshiva outside Israel
Haredi schoolgirls at the Western Wall.
Ultra-Orthodox demonstrators (over 300,000 took part), protesting for the right of Yeshiva students to avoid conscription to the Israeli Army. Jerusalem, 2 March 2014.

He opened a modern school in Eisenstadt, which combined secular and religious studies, and traditionalists such as Moshe Schick and Yehudah Aszód sent their sons there.

Bilingual names in the Kingdom of Hungary after 1867

Sopron

City in Hungary on the Austrian border, near Lake Neusiedl/Lake Fertő.

City in Hungary on the Austrian border, near Lake Neusiedl/Lake Fertő.

Bilingual names in the Kingdom of Hungary after 1867
Firewatch Tower (12th century)
The Main Square, Town Hall and the Firewatch Tower
Goat Church and Holy Trinity Column
Saint Michael's Church
County Hall of Győr-Moson-Sopron County
Fire Tower
Town Hall
Petőfi Theater
Esterházy Palace in the Temple Street
Orsolya Square and the Mary Fountain
New Street
Gothic house in the New Street
Előkapu Square
House, Kolostor Street 13.
Ikva Bridge
Statue of István Széchenyi
Bilingual (Hungarian/German) road signs in Sopron.
Bilingual sign

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Photograph of Asriel Hildesheimer.

Azriel Hildesheimer

German rabbi and leader of Orthodox Judaism.

German rabbi and leader of Orthodox Judaism.

Photograph of Asriel Hildesheimer.
A street in Jerusalem named after Hildesheimer.

In 1851 he became Rabbi of Eisenstadt (Kis Marton), Hungary (now located in Austria); the principal city of the Siebengemeinden or Sheva kehillot.