Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Otto von Habsburg dies aged 98

"Friday, 08 July 2011

Otto von Habsburg dies aged 98

With the death of Otto von Habsburg on Monday, one of the final historical links to the pre-war European age of empire was broken. Habsburg was at the heart of the major events that shaped Europe through the 20th century, and since the Second World War a fervent champion of European integration. “With Otto von Habsburg, a great European has left us who gave an important impetus to the European project throughout his rich life,” European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Monday..." LINK


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