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Audio Article #87: 150th Anniversary of the Vienna World’s Fair

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One of the greatest exhibitions of all time – the Vienna World’s Fair of 1873 – is celebrating its 150th anniversary. The Vienna World’s Fair was a testament to the Austro-Hungarian Empire’s industrial progress and triggered an unprecedented boom in Vienna’s urban development. At the time Vienna was the center of art, science, architecture and medicine. With a total of 53 000 exhibitors in 194 pavilions from 35 countries the Vienna World’s Fair was unique and magnificent. It was one of the very first global events of its kind.

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