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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The tenacity with which Sophie clung to her intention to pluck a German princess
for the Viennese court is evident in her third plan, hatched with her sister,
Duchess Ludovika of Bavaria. Ludovika's oldest daughter, Helene, was the right
age for ...
Elise of Prussia, when she heard of this, immediately made a sign to her sister
Sophie which meant, "He is smitten."15 Queen Elise was thoroughly satisfied
with the way things were turning out; little Elisabeth was her goddaughter. There
They were going to visit Baroness Julie Rothschild the wife of Adolphe
Rothschild from Paris and the sister of the Vienna Rothschilds Nathaniel and
Albert. (There could, of course, be no real friendship with Julie Rothschild.
Elisabeth's sister ...
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biography of Empress of Austria — Queen of Hungary + Queen of Bavaria young marriage King Franz Rudolf — Hapsburg line — many deaths, murder, suicide she was anorexic, borderline perso. Interesting ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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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
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