The Habsburg Royal Family

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where is your country? Where is your land?
The House of Habsburg is a non-reigning house. It currently has no dominions or lands in its pocession.
Is ..... related to .... ?
Some historians, public, family members have sometimes abbreviated the House of Habsburg-Lorraine their surname to Habsburg, von Habsburg, or similar. This is incorrect and conflicts with the original House of Habsburg's name, which still survives today. Members of the current House of Habsburg are genetically and genealogical direct ancestors through the male line. While there is a relationship and link between the two families, they are two separate houses/families.