K.u.K. HRM Official Order No. 3
Members of K.u.K HRM:
- Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Imperial and Royal Officer Karl Burian, Exemplar of the Hapsburg Restoration Movement, and leader of the Legitimist Resistance against the National Socialist invasion of Austria.
- The youngest officer in the Imperial and Royal Army, he served as a lieutenant in the Imperial 8th Dragoons on the Russian Front during the Great War, and was captured by the enemy in 1916. He escaped from Odessa in 1917 to fight until the end of the war, after which he studied philosophy and founded the academic Legitimist Corps der Ottonen. He was arrested in Vienna during the Restoration attempt of Emperor Karl in 1921, and sentenced to death in absentia in Bohemia.