4 days ago · Mary of Burgundy was born in Brussels at the ducal castle of Coudenberg, to Charles the Bold, then known as the Count of Charolais, and his wife Isabella of Bourbon. Her birth, according to the court chronicler Georges Chastellain , was attended by a clap of thunder ringing from the otherwise clear twilight sky.
6 days ago · Marriage and issue Margherita's family announced her engagement to Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este on 20 October 1953. They married on 29 December 1953 in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain, France (civilly) and 29 December 1953 (religiously), in Brou, France. He was the second son of former Emperor Charles I of Austria and Zita of Bourbon-Parma.
1 day ago · Marie Henriette was a cousin of Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria, and granddaughter of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, through her father. She was also a first cousin, once removed to the future Queen Mary of the United Kingdom through her mother.
1 day ago · Karl von Habsburg served as a Member of the European Parliament for the Austrian People's Party (1996–1999). He is known for being Pro-European and is also an advocate for the Pan-European movement. Karl von Habsburg has long been committed to protecting the world's cultural heritage from threats such as armed conflict and natural disasters ...
When a second daughter, Archduchess Gisela of Austria (1856–1932), was born a year later, the Archduchess took the baby away from Elisabeth as well.  The fact that she had not produced a male heir made Elisabeth increasingly unwanted in the palace.
4 days ago · Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (Rudolf Franz Karl Joseph; 21 August 1858 – 30 January 1889), was the only son and third child of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Elisabeth of Bavaria. He was heir apparent to the Imperial throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from birth.
Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria; 22 April 1868 – 6 September 1924. Married Archduke Franz Salvator, Prince of Tuscany (second cousin) in 1890; had issue Ancestry [ edit ]
1 day ago · Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria in her youth, circa 1889-90 In 1919 she left Austria with her son Emperor Charles I of Austria and his wife, Zita of Bourbon-Parma , and went into exile with them.