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Renowned uprisings in Poland and Hungary shake Moscow's carry on its japanese ecu empire. around the American South, and within the Union of South Africa, black humans threat their livelihoods, and their lives, within the fight to dismantle institutionalised white supremacy and safe first class citizenship. France and Britain, already struggling with anti-colonial insurgencies in Algeria and Cyprus, now face the humiliation of Suez. in the meantime, in Cuba, Fidel Castro and his band of rebels take to the Sierra Maestra to plan the overthrow of a dictator...

1956 was once probably the most impressive years of the 20 th century. All around the globe, usual humans spoke out, stuffed the streets and town squares, and took up fingers in an try and win their freedom.

In reaction to those exceptional demanding situations to their authority, these in energy fought again, in a determined bid to shore up their place. It used to be an epic contest, and one that made 1956 - like 1789 and 1848 - a yr that modified our international.

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And auch kaiserl. önigl. und erzherzoglichen Haupt- und Residenz-Stadt Wien . (Vienna, Gerold, 1798), 121-4; Benna, 143, 231-4; Oberhummer, I, 85. 94 Still Pergen' s police structure was not safe from attacks. For, shades of the foes of secret police under Joseph II and Leopold Il, on 22 August 1802 Francis gave control of the Vienna police directorate to the Lower Austrian governor, the same arrangement as in all the other provinces, and limited Pergen' s hold on the Vienna police to matters of the secret service.

42 P 10 I 15 (N), M 2 II, 12 111 15. Eiehier corresponded with Prince Repnin, Russian governor in occupied Saxony, and also with the Prussian government. The Foreign Office urged more severe action than did the Police Minister, who looked upon the dereliction of duty as the foible of a self-important official seeking a mark of favor from a foreign sovereign. In 1826 Emperor Fraucis permitted Eiehier to receive and wear the Prussian Order of the Red Eagle. M 11 IX 26. Metternich's confidant Gentz lived in Prague in 1807 with police inspector Andreas Eichler.

42 "HIGHER STATE POLICE" FüR RAPSBURG SECURITY office of his department to handle temporarily the financial affairs of the Police Ministry. Sedlnitzky believed that pay office most appropriate for his affairs. , any humble Hapsburg subject or simple traveller in the land was likely to receive the searching attention of the police. The Foreign Ministry kept their colleagues dose by at Herrngasse 38 informed about foreigners to be watched during travels in the Monarchy. Even without frequent instructions from the Police Ministry, local police maintained strict surveillance in their section as Count Pergen had urged.

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