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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Brigitte Hamann. utensils, in accordance with her elevated rank." The Emperor
pledged himself to supplement the marriage portion with an additional 100,000
guldens. This meant that the Empress's private capital was measurably increased
The Emperor's most valuable gift to his impoverished nation, however, was the
sum of 200,000 guldens, intended to "ease the existing state of emergency" on
the occasion of his wedding: 25,000 guldens for Bohemia, particularly for the ...
According to the statement of the division of the estate, the Hermes Villa was
assessed at 185,000 guldens (it had cost several million) , being livable and
situated close to the capital. The Achilleion, conversely, was far away, in need of
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