history meme | five assassinations: empress elisabeth of austria, 1898
Elisabeth of Austria 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. Following the suicide of her son Rudolf, she withdrew from public life. She was murdered by an anarchist in Geneva, Switzerland in 1898. Elisabeth is the longest serving consort of Austria.
Ludwig II of Bavaria.
They exchanged poems with each other, Ludwig using the pseudonym of the “Eagle”, while Elisabeth styled herself the “Seagull”.
30 Day Royal Challenge → Day 2: Favourite Royal [past & present]
Past → Empress Elisabeth of Austria (x)
30 Day Royal Challenge
Day 2: Post a picture of your favorite royal (past & present)
Empress Elisabeth of Austria
Elisabeth (Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie; December 24, 1837 in Munich, Bavaria – September 10, 1898 in Geneva, Switzerland) 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. Elisabeth was assassinated by Luigi Lucheni. (x)
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
Mary (Mary Elizabeth; née Donaldson; February 5, 1972 in Hobart, Australia) is the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. Frederik is the heir apparent to the throne of Denmark, which means that at the time Frederik inherits the throne, Mary will automatically become Queen consort of Denmark. (x)
whoops i just spent several hours coloring my favorite photo of sisi
(feel free click the image to appreciate the details or smth)
Romy Schneider as Empress Elisabeth ‘Sissi’ of Austria in Sissi - The Young Empress (1956).