Empress Elisabeth of Austria (born Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria; 24 December 1837 – 10 September 1898) was Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary by marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I. She was born into the royal Bavarian House of Wittelsbach.
Elisabeth, (born December 24, 1837, Munich, Bavaria [Germany]—died September 10, 1898, Geneva, Switzerland), empress consort of Austria from April 24, 1854, when she married Emperor Franz Joseph. She was also queen of Hungary (crowned June 8, 1867) after the Austro-Hungarian Ausgleich, or Compromise.
Oct 27, 2006 · Empress Elizabeth of Austria captivated her first cousin, Franz Josef of Austria, from the moment he first saw her.
- Tom Tierney
The Prater, Vienna, Austria Franz Joseph I and Elizabeth of Austria The Prater, Vienna, Austria. It was a love match. For him, anyway. And how could she refuse? He was the young Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia, after all. Franz Joseph I married Elizabeth of the House of Wittelsbach in 1854 in a grand ceremony in Vienna.
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Franz Joseph and Elisabeth - as a dream couple of the Austrian monarchy, they have gone down more in the popular literature in history. The emperor falls in love with a beautiful young princess and takes her back to his castle - the stuff of fairy tales are written. But their marriage was like really happy?
Nov 17, 2020 · Franz Joseph, emperor of Austria (1848–1916) and king of Hungary (1867–1916), who divided his empire into the Dual Monarchy, in which Austria and Hungary coexisted as equal partners. In 1879 he formed an alliance with Prussian-led Germany, and in 1914 his ultimatum to Serbia led Austria and Germany
Emperor Franz Josef and Emperess Elisabeth had four children. The Emperess gave birth to four children, three in quick order after marriage. She was not, however, a very engaged mother. She has been criticized, however, for her lack of warmth as a mother.
Empress Elisabeth of Austria the wife of Franz Joseph I of Austria circa 1868 She was the daughter of the Duke of Bavaria and was known as Sisi to... Empress Elisabeth in morning light Copy by E Riegele according to a painting by Franz Xaver Winterhalter [Kaiserin Elisabeth im Morgenlicht Kopie von...
Dec 24, 2017 · Empress Elizabeth of Austria, known more commonly as Sissi, was born on this day in 1837. Born Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria, she was the fourth child of Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria and grew up between the Herzog-Max-Palais in Munich and Possenhofen Castle.