Duchy of Styria

The Duchy of Styria (German: Herzogtum Steiermark; Slovene: Vojvodina Štajerska; Hungarian: Stájer Hercegség) was a duchy located in modern-day southern Austria and northern Slovenia. It was a part of the Holy Roman Empire until its dissolution in 1806 and a Cisleithanian crown land of Austria-Hungary until its dissolution in 1918.

Duchy of Styria
Herzogtum Steiermark  (German)
Vojvodina Štajerska  (Slovene)
Ducatus Styriae  (Latin)
1180–1918
Map of Austria-Hungary in 1910, showing Styria in red
StatusState of the Holy Roman Empire and the Austrian Empire; Kronland of Cisleithanian Austria
CapitalGraz
GovernmentDuchy
Historical eraMiddle Ages
 Styrian March partitioned
    from Carinthian March
 
970
 Raised to duchy by
    Frederick Barbarossa
1180
 To Babenberg Austria*
1192
 To Árpád Hungary*
1254
 To Přemyslid Bohemia
1260
 To Habsburg Austria
1276/78
31 October 1918
10 September 1919
Preceded by
Succeeded by
March of Styria
Styria
Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Today part ofAustria
Slovenia
* Transferred by inheritance on the extinction of the ducal line.
† Transferred by conquest.

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