The Reluctant Empress
Knopf, 1986 - 410 Seiten
Extremely interesting biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the beautifland mysterious Queen who was the Romantic idol of 19th-century Europe and wasassassinated in 1898.
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Since the transfer of the throne in Olmiitz, Ferdinand had retired completely from
politics in order to avoid any difficulties with both the young Emperor and with the
"secret Empress," Archduchess Sophie. He did not come to Vienna even for the ...
Cautious indications of further liberalization were evident, although the Emperor
persisted in his rigidly centralist policy. Morale in Hungary improved gradually in
the course of the visit. The mood brightened especially whenever the Empress ...
Visits to the Burgtheater had always been one of the few pleasures the Emperor
allowed himself — often attending ... to an intimate dinner with the Emperor, the
Empress, the Czar, the Czarina, both crown princes, and all ministers present.
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