Treaty of Saint Germain 1919
Several treaties have been signed at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, which is
near Paris, France. Among them was the Treaty of Saint Germain of
1570 and the Treaty of Saint Germain of 1679.
This one here was signed at the end of
One, on September 10, 1919.
Here's the original text of the Treaty of Saint Germain.
And here is the
Treaty of Saint Germain as PDF file.
(141 pages to enjoy)
Why Signed the Treaty
of Saint Germain of 1919?
The Treaty of
Saint Germain was concluded between Austria and the
(Russia, Britain, the US, France, and Italy being the main ones) of World
The treaty took effect on July 16, 1920.
What Did the Treaty of
Saint Germain Stipulate?
The treaty granted Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Yugoslavia autonomy, and
huge chunks of land to Italy and Romania. Thus, the treaty dissolved the
The former Habsburg empire was basically
reduced to its German speaking part.
And here are the maps:
AUSTRIA - BEFORE AND AFTER
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What Else Did the
Treaty of Saint Germain Decree?
Austria was forbidden to team up with Germany again, both
politically or economically.
Austria's army was limited to 30,000
Austria's navy was disbanded and split among the Allies,
which only made sense because Austria lost her coast.
What Was the Impact of
the Treaty of Saint Germain?
Because Austria didn't have
a coastline anymore, only mountains, the country henceforth concentrated on
perfecting yodeling as well as developing the traditional fashion
That was the end of WWI for Austria. By the way, the 1919 treaty between the
Allies and Germany was the