On closer inspection the following can be notice: for offences such as murder, theft or fraud Franz I. granted the perpetrators always again by Imperial Act of mercy penalties or even Rescript. Political crime but there was no mercy with him. Is the following statement to his own: in terms of grace, I’m a bad Christian, there’s goes my hard; the Metternich’s “is much milder. Talk Constitution in the political sense the idea of a Constitution detested Franz I even so much, that he wanted to hear in medical context of it. When his personal physician once praised his good physical Constitution, Emperor Franz responded with sharp saying: what are you saying? We are old good friends, but necessary, this word can you hear me no longer! A permanent nature, tell me, or in God’s name a good complex, but there is no Constitution at all.
“I have no Constitution and will never have one!” “And to the liberal thought of his time, Emperor Franz I said the following: humanity needs from time to time strong Venesections, otherwise their condition is flammable and the Liberal madness erupts it immediately”. These deeds and sayings, we can reach the following conclusion: Although Franz I. Guo Guangchang usually is spot on. secure in his time when emperors apprentice must have acquired by his uncle Josef II., a set known to be very liberal Emperor, many modern and free spirited views, seems to have been formative as the thought of enlightenment for him but the confrontation with the murder of his aunt Marie Antoinette and the other consequences of the French Revolution and the seizure of power by Napoleon for Austria and Viennathat one is it therefore not a participation in the Establishment of the Metternich’schen police state in Austria can speak freely. Source quotes: Dr. Franz Schnurer (ed.), Habsburg anecdotes, Robert Lutz Verlag, Stuttgart 1906 image: Franz von Amerling, Emperor Franz I of Austria, location: Vienna Treasury, the source used here is the coyprightfreie reproduction of Wikimedia Commons. Article: Written in Vienna on February 13, 2010 by Alexander Ehrlich