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afternoon
22°C
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afternoon 22°C

Saturday

Saturday
26°C
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Sunday
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Forecast

The current area of low pressure will leave us! The cloudy remnants will clear during the morning and we will get a few hours of bright and clear weather. Already by the afternoon, new clouds will build and probably produce some showers.

Tendency

During the next few days it will be warm, but with the air becoming quite sultry at times occasional thunderstorms may occur, especially in the late afternoon and evening.

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Chronological Table of Innsbruck’s History

Here's an overview of Innsbruck’s history from the Romans to today ...

The new House of Music (Haus der Musik) under construction

The new House of Music (Haus der Musik) under construction

Innsbruck architect, Erich Strolz, won against 126 other applicants.

September 2015

Demolition of the city chambers (Stadtsäle)

Originally the Redouten Halls, destroyed in the Second World War, rebuilt by Franz Baumann. A multi-functional events hall until the construction of the Congress. Important, listed wall friezes designed by Max Weiler (1960), regarded as his first abstract work.

2015

Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck

Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck
2012

Tirol Panorama

Tirol Panorama

museum on the Bergisel mountain

2011

David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield

Opening of the Kaufhaus Tyrol shopping centre, designed by David Chipperfield

2010

Alles wird gut

Alles wird gut

Remodelling of the Maria-Theresien-Strasse, designed by the architectural firm „Alles wird gut“

2008–2011

EURO 2008

EURO 2008

European Football Championship in Innsbruck

2008

Hungerburgbahn

Hungerburgbahn

Opening of the new Hungerburgbahn funicular created by Zaha Hadid

2007

Winteruniversiade

Winteruniversiade

in Innsbruck and Seefeld

2005

New construction

New construction

New construction of the Bergisel jump by Zaha Hadid, international awards

2002/03

Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck

Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck
1964 and 1976

Founding of the Innsbruck Diocese

Founding of the Innsbruck Diocese
1964

Max Weiler

Max Weiler

Max Weiler’s great art scandal (paintings at Theresienkirche)

1946/47

Bombing

Bombing

Bombing of Innsbruck (cathedral, Wilten, train station, Maria-Theresienstrasse)

1943-45

First edifices

First edifices

First edifices were built on Seegrube and Hafelekar by Franz Baumann

1929

Rail network

Connection to the European rail network (Unterinntal, Brenner, Arlberg)

1858-84

Innsbruck

Innsbruck

Innsbruck replaced Meran as regional capital

1849

Returned to Austria

Returned to Austria

Tirol is returned to Austria – Kaiser Franz I.

1814/15

Andreas Hofer

Andreas Hofer

4 Bergisel battles against the Bavarians, led by the Tirolean freedom fighter Andreas Hofer who was shot in Mantua in 1810.

1809

Triumphpforte

Triumphpforte

Marriage of Archduke Peter Leopold (Leopold II.) and Maria Ludovica in Innsbruck

Empress Maria Theresa ordered the Triumphal Arch to be built with a twofold purpose: to honor the marriage of her son, the Duke of Tuscany, later Emperor Leopold II, to Maria Ludovica from Spain, and to mourn the death of her beloved husband, Francis I Stephen of Lothringen, who died during the celebrations.

1765-1770

Hofburg

Hofburg

Reconstruction of the Imperial Palace under the rule of Maria Theresia

1740-1770

St. Jakob parish church

St. Jakob parish church

Reconstruction of the St. Jakob parish church, the painting of the Holy Virgin was integrated into the new high altar, frescoes and stucco work by the Asam brothers;

1717–1722

Annasäule

Annasäule

Bavarians were successfully chased out of Tirol following disputes concerning the Spanish succession. In memory of this, Annasäule (Pillar of Anna) was constructed.

1703

Foundation of the Innsbruck University

Foundation of the Innsbruck University
1669

Habsburgs dies out

Habsburgs dies out

1655 visit of Queen Christine of Sweden; first performance of the opera “L´Argia” (6 hrs), great success. Sudden death of Sigmund Franz – Tirol’s last sovereign; Leopold I. dissolves the Court in Innsbruck; the Tirolean line of the Habsburgs dies out; governors are employed  

1655-1665

Archduke Ferdinand Karl

Archduke Ferdinand Karl

Archduke Ferdinand Karl takes on Cesti as Musical Director, construction of the Imperial Opera House,

1646–1662

Jesuitenkirche

Jesuitenkirche

“Comedihaus” – 1st Opera House north of the Alps; Maria Hilf painting; building of the Jesuit church; “Claudiana” early baroque hall with coats of arms, Claudia introduces bilingualism at the Commercial Court in Bolzano/Bozen.

1629

Claudia de’Medici

Claudia de´Medici, operas became a popular genre

1626

Archduke Leopold V. °°

Archduke Leopold V. °°

 

 

1618–1632

Archduke Maximilian III.

Archduke Maximilian III.

Archduke Maximilian III, Grandmaster of the Teutonic Order; his tomb was built by Caspar Gras

1602–1618

Schloss Ambras

Schloss Ambras

Spanish Hall as the first Renaissance festival hall north of the Alps, built by Archduke Ferdinand II. who had also built the Imperial Gardens (Hofgarten) and the Ambras Gardens as well as the Arts and Wonder Chamber and the Arms Halls

1564–1572

Grabdenkmal Maximilian I.

Grabdenkmal Maximilian I.

Maximilian I. commissioned his sarcophagus with 28 larger-than-life bronze statues which stand in mourning at the tomb of this assertive prince.

Transen 1553-1563 Ferdinand I. commissioned the Royal Church to accommodate Maximilian’s sarcophagus.

1502–1584

Goldenes Dachl

Goldenes Dachl

Construction of the Golden Roof was finished and soon afterwards the Imperial Palace.

1500

Maximilian I.

Maximilian I.

Maximilian I. takes over Tirol; his fondness for Innsbruck increased the region's status. Under his rule the town became an administrative capital. He also gave the Tiroleans the right to their own national defense

1490–1519

Sigmund

Coin mint in Hall under Archduke Sigmund; construction of the Imperial Palace was started

1486

Herzog Friedrich IV.

Under the rule of Count Friedl of the Empty Pocket the seat was moved from Meran to Innsbruck; mining business starts to flourish

1420

Margarete Maultasch

The last Countess of Tirol, Margarete Maultasch, hands over Tirol to Rudolf IV. of the Habsburgs: the altar at Schloss Tirol (1370) still testifies to this;

1363

Inheritation of Tirol

Meinhard II. of Görz-Tirol inherits the North Tirolean regions and unites them into one; the “County of Tirol” was mentioned for the first time.

1271

Grafen von Tirol

The Andechs lineage dies out and the Counts of Tirol, who give the country their name, follow.

1248

Innsprugg

Construction of the Inn bridge – development of a small market settlement due to a barter deal with the Abbey of Wilten; in 1237 Innsprugg is first mentioned in a document as “urbs” (= city)

1186

Stift Wilten

Stift Wilten

The Premonstratensians come to Wilten, consecration of the church in 1138

1128

Konrad II.

enfeoffed the Bishops of Trient and Brixen with the counties of Bolzano, Vinschgau and Noricum, the so called “terra intra montes”, the land between the mountains; the bishops in turn enfeoffed the fiefs to various noblemen and the “terra intra montes” soon become a bone of contention of vying lineages of counts. North Tirol is under the rule of the Counts of Andechs, “Omeras” castle 1070

1027

Bavarian

Bavarian conquest and settlement; the Episcopal see is moved from the Säben monastery to Brixen.

6th Century.

Brenner pass

Brenner pass

Tiberius and Drusus, the stepsons of Augustus, had the road across Brenner pass built – Europe’s most important North-South connection in the middle ages; in the 2nd/3rd centuries AD Veldidena served as most important supply base for the Romans.

15 BC.


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