Rare Portrait Photos of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in the 19th Century
Elisabeth of Austria (24 December 1837 – 10 September 1898) was the wife of Franz Joseph I, and therefore both Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary. She also held the titles of Queen of Bohemia and Croatia, among others. From an early age, she was called Sisi by family and friends. Although Elisabeth had a limited (but significant) influence on Austro-Hungarian politics, she became an historical icon. The Empress is now thought to have been a non-conformist who abhorred conventional court…
Elisabeth, Empress of Austria
Daisy Goodwin, inset, tests the tricks favoured, left, by Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, right, who at 38 was dubbed the 'loveliest woman in Europe.'
Traducir Franz Joseph was instantly infatuated with Elisabeth. Helene, but defied his mother and informed her that if he could not have Elisabeth, he would not marry at all. Five days later their betrothal was officially announced. The couple were married eight months later in Vienna at the Augustinerkirche on 24 April 1854. Francisco José se enamora al instante con Elisabeth. desafió a su madre y le informó que si no podía tener Elisabeth, que no se casaría en absoluto. Cinco