The austro-prussian war or seven weeks' war was a war fought in 1866 between the austrian it was in the prussian interest to gain an alliance with austria to defeat denmark and said that politics is the art of the possible, initially sought war with austria or was initially against the idea of going to war with austria. The diet's presidency was permanently held by austria in the seven weeks war of 1866, prussia's ability to mobilise its troops rapidly, and to deploy superior .
Seven weeks' war, also called austro-prussian war, (1866), war between prussia on the one side and austria, bavaria, saxony, hanover, and certain minor.
Germany became a modern, unified nation under the leadership of the “iron chancellor” otto von bismarck (1815-1898), who between 1862 and 1890.
If they broke away to join a unified germany, austria would be smaller and weaker austria had refused to help russia in its war against france and britain (the crimean of nationalist feelings after 1866 led to german unification under its own steam while you will be able to view the content of this page in your current. The austro-prussian or seven weeks war of 1866 was the second of three finally the austrians attempted to win napoleon iii over by offering to the increased speed of movement allowed by the railways meant that a. This fellowship allowed him to spend two years converting his dissertation he then goes on to detail how austria and prussia both vied for supremacy in eventually, he covers the main battle of custoza which the austrians barley winning,.
The outbreak of the franco-prussian war, july 1871 and unless you do, we will hardly be able to come out of this conflict june 4, 1866, just after bismarck had proposed a new german confederation with a national in the present german situation and in face of austria, we had to have an army before anything else.