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 Vienna knew so little about the future Empress, gossip flourished. The first
thing that always happened with newcomers to the Viennese court was critical
scrutiny of the Almanach de Gotha. And here the imperial bride was not proof ...
During the 1850s it was they who persisted in strict opposition to the Viennese
court — even including the Hungarian nobility. A relatively large section of the
Hungarian aristocracy (in contrast to the Bohemian aristocracy) had taken part in
To the displeasure of the Viennese Court Party, in late January 1866, the
Emperor and Empress undertook a visit to Hungary that was to last several
weeks. It was Sisi's first sight of Budapest since 1857 — that is, in nine years. The
times had ...
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