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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The future Empress was not informed that on this very day a crucial event in the
Crimean War occurred. Austria and Prussia concluded a pact to force Russia to
retreat from the Danube duchies. Franz Joseph thus set his course against
Cholera and typhoid fever ravaged the downcast Austrian soldiers. In this
desperate situation, the Empress of Austria not only refused to be with her
husband; she even reproached him for not returning her visit. Elisabeth
completely ignored ...
... Lady, 219 economy, Austrian, 26, 62-63, 85, 163-64, 204 Edward, Prince of
Wales (later, King Edward VII), 206, 220 Eisenmenger, Viktor, 363 Elisabeth (E.'s
granddaughter; later, Countess Seefried), 203 Elisabeth, Empress of Austria (Sisi
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