The Reluctant Empress

Knopf, 1986 - 410 Seiten
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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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this is about one of the most famous women in the world, empress elizabeth of austria, who after living a wild free life at the age of 16, and deeply in love marries the young emperor of austria franz ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

The reluctant empress

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Reputedly the most beautiful woman of her time, Elisabeth of Bavaria was a tortured figure who was forced into a marriage with the Emperor Francis Joseph at age 15. Constantly harassed by the jackals ... Vollständige Rezension lesen



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Über den Autor (1986)

Brigitte Hamann is a Ph.D. and specialist in 19th and 20th-century history, specifically of Austrian history. She is the author of many books in German, some of which have been translated into English, including The Reluctant Empress: A Biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Bertha von
Suttner. A Life for Peace.

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