The plot of the historical epic for the city lies mainly in the 18th Century. Prior to this, many recurring events have occurred in the town. The town was founded by St. Peter’s Abbey Salzburg in the year 1696. After that, the establishment of buildings and the city started. Various castles, churches, monasteries were built from time to time. The town has undergone through several wars with Germans during this period before the 18th century. But in the 18th century, a genius was born, namely Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
In the 19th century, the city was again invaded by the French forces, and the town became a part of the Austrian empire, then it came under the Kingdom of Bavaria in 1809. But with the Treaty of Munich, the city came under the Austrian emperors once again. Mozart monument was also established in the town, which is now a famous museum as a tourist place. After certain revolutionary acts, Salzburg was a domaining territory for the state in the electoral battlegrounds. In the late 19th century, the population of the area was 27,741.
In the 20th century, various famous libraries were constructed, football clubs were formed, which made the city came into the spotlight. Salzburg Music Festival was also introduced in the town in 1920, which established the theatres for the very first time in the former city. Many other towns were associated with the city, such as Gnigl and Maxglan. Once, again in the year, 1938, Salzburg became the targeting seat of the Nazi’s Administrative Division after the defeat of German Nazi forces. During the tenure of World War II, the city suffered from bombing, and the allied forces acquired the town. But even after, the population of the city crossed one (1) lacs. In 1956, music events were induced, and many theatres were opened. The mayor of the city was selected through general elections. Education and games were also given great importance in the city, so universities and stadiums were also established and active.
At the present day, it is an independent county for the state.