Elisabeth of Austria (1837-1898) was the spouse of Franz Joseph I and also King Ludwig II's love. She was both Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary. She also held the titles of Queen of Bohemia and Croatia. After the suicide of her son Rudolf, she withdrew from public life. She was murdered by an anarchist in Geneva in 1898. She is the longest serving consort of Austria.
1865 Sisi from back in Kramer photo set PreviousNextList Sisi has opened her parasol and displays her elaborate coiffure and lace wrap in this Albert of Munich photo. And wouldn't I just love to know how she did her hair like that!
Sisi photo taken in Venice (1862, Oscar Kramer, Vienna) Die 25jährige Sissi I[hre] M[ajestät] Kaiserin Elisabeth von Oesterreich. Original-Portrait 1862 in Venedig nach der Natur aufgenommen. Albumin-Silber-Print, Carte-de-visite. / [Fratelli] SORGATO. Photographischer Verlag von Oscar Kramer in Wien. – Vorder- und Rückseite bedruckt. Elisabeth von Österreich (1837-1898), im Volksmund «Sissi» genannt, war die Tochter von Herzog Maximilian in Bayern. Im Jahre 1854 wurde sie durch Heirat mit…
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.