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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Elisabeth wrote to her mother, very childishly, "It really would be a mercy if the
King of Prussia were to die suddenly, it would prevent a great deal of misfortune."
21 Franz Joseph knew better who was fanning the flames in Berlin: "As long as ...
CHAPTER TEN EAGLE AND SEAGULL I he more Elisabeth's tendency to
withdraw from the world and her fear of people increased, the more closely she
became attached to her cousin King Ludwig II of Bavaria, who had turned out
very like ...
Sisi, for her part, wrote her husband in 1874, "If only the King of Bavaria would
leave me alone,"16 and she complained to her ladies-in-waiting about Ludwig's
exhausting visits. Elisabeth, too, felt "immeasurable compassion" (Festetics) for ...
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biography of Empress of Austria — Queen of Hungary + Queen of Bavaria young marriage King Franz Rudolf — Hapsburg line — many deaths, murder, suicide she was anorexic, borderline perso. Interesting ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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