On November 12, 1905, Norwegians established, by referendum, a monarchy — not a republic. Exactly 14 years later, to the day, Austria became a republic. By: Redactor PJO! Kindness? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website + one = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.