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Fame: A Life of Elisabeth, Empress of Austria by Andrew Sinclair

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ISBN : 9780312198527
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In 1898 the beautiful Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary, wife of the Emperor Franz-Josef, was stabbed to death by a madman. Her murder marked the end of a life spent wandering the globe in a kind of self-imposed exile from hollow royal duties andMoreIn 1898 the beautiful Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary, wife of the Emperor Franz-Josef, was stabbed to death by a madman. Her murder marked the end of a life spent wandering the globe in a kind of self-imposed exile from hollow royal duties and a profoundly unhappy marriage. It was a life whose echo could be heard in that of another princess whose own arranged royal mismatch would end in tragedy nearly a century later.