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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That she knew how to employ this tool successfully was to be demonstrated
before long not only within the family circle, but also in Austrian politics.
CHAPTER SIX HUNGARY Elisabeth's sympathies for Hungary must have had
142 THE ...
The court of Napoleon III knew Andrassy as few others did. It was also in Paris
that he met his wife. Of course, she was an aristocrat, a Hungarian, and the most
celebrated beauty after Empress Eugenie: Countess Katinka Kendeffy. With her ...
Elisabeth knew of the visit. Scarcely a week later, she herself drove out to Lake
Wolfgang. She took along Archduchess Marie Valerie, who knew nothing of the
circumstances. Valerie captured this visit in her diary, writing about the actress, ...
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