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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This popularity also had a political basis. For after the Emperor's marriage, some
cautious efforts at liberalization were undertaken. The state of siege in the larger
cities was gradually raised, and these proclamations always occurred on the ...
The twenty-one-year-old Empress even attempted to give the Emperor some
political advice (which echoed the "voice of the people"): Why not conclude a
peace as soon as possible? Franz Joseph, however, had no intention of listening
to his ...
from 1890, they are to be published to benefit political prisoners and their needy
families. For in sixty years no more than today will happiness and peace — I
mean liberty — be established on our little star. Perhaps on another one? Today I
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