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  Elisabeth of Hungary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the age of four, Elisabeth was betrothed to the Blessed Ludwig IV of Thuringia, son of Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia, and was raised at the magnificent court kept at Wartburg.
Sophia (1224-1284), Elisabeth's second child, married Henry II, Duke of Brabant and was the ancestress of the Landgraves of Hesse, as in the War of the Thuringian Succession she won Hesse for her son Heinrich I, called the Child.
Elisabeth's shrine became one of the main German centres of pilgrimage of the entire 14th century and early 15th century.
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 Elisabeth of Bavaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Duchess in Bavaria and Princess of Bavaria (December 24, 1837 – September 10, 1898), of the House of Wittelsbach, was the Empress consort of Austria and Queen consort of Hungary due to her marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph.
Elisabeth was denied any major influence on her own children's upbringing, however — they were raised by her mother-in-law Sophie, and soon after Rudolf's birth the marriage started to deteriorate, undone by Elisabeth's increasingly erratic behavior (her family, the Wittelsbachs, had a history of mental instability).
In 1889, Elisabeth's life was shattered by the death of her only son: 31 year-old Crown Prince Rudolf and his young lover Baroness Mary Vetsera were found dead, apparently by suicide.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elisabeth_of_Bavaria   (1060 words)

Hungary was again menaced by the Turks during the 2-year reign of Sigismund's Habsburg son-in-law and successor, Albert II.
Elizabeth was the daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary, and at the age of fourteen married the landgrave of Thuringia Ludwig IV.
Ferdinand I (of Austria and Hungary) (1793-1875), emperor of Austria (1835-48) and king of Hungary (1830-48).
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 Elisabeth of Bavaria : Elisabeth of Austria
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Duchess in Bavaria (House of Wittelsbach), Empress-Consort of Austria and Queen-Consort of Hungary, was born in Munich, Germany on 24 December 1837 and died in Geneva, Switzerland on 10 September 1898.
In 1889, Elisabeth's life was shattered by the death of her only son: 31 year-old Crown Prince Rudolf had obviously first shot his young lover, Maria Vetsera[?], and then himself in a hunting lodge in Mayerling, Lower Austria.
While Elisabeth's role in, and influence on, Austro-Hungarian politics should not be overestimated (she is only marginally mentioned in scholarly books on Austrian history), Elisabeth, particularly during the second half of the 20th century, has undoubtedly become an icon now often compared to Princess Diana.
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 Sisi - Elisabeth - Empress of Austria
Elisabeth was born on Christmas 1837 in Munich, Bavaria, as the daughter of Duke Maximilian and Maria Ludowika, daughter of the Bavarian king.
Elisabeth learned to speak Hungarian fluently and spent more time in Budapest then in Vienna, much to the anger and displeasure of her mother in law and her cohorts in the Viennese Court.
Elisabeth was also a highly educated woman, who not only learned Hungarian and modern Greek perfectly, but who even in later years immersed herself in the world of the ancient Greeks.
www.geocities.com /Vienna/1605/sissy.htm   (1152 words)

 Ich Gehör Nur Mir - Elisabeth
Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, was born in 1837 and died in 1898.
ELISABETH the tomboy shocks the high society with a circus act in the course of which she falls and, for the first time, comes face to face with DEATH.
Elisabeth's greatest triumph is the reconciliation of the Emperor with the Hungarians.
www.theatre-musical.com /elisabeth/synopsis.html   (1247 words)

 Elizabeth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elisabeth of Bavaria, wife of Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I, also known as Empress Elisabeth or Sissi; her life being told in Elisabeth, a Musical
Elisabeth of Hungary, the daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary
Elisabeth Philippine Marie Helene of France, sister of Louis XVI of France, also known as Madame Elisabeth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elisabeth   (287 words)

 Elisabeth -- Synopsis/Biography
Elisabeth of Bavaria was a cousin of Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph (her mother, Ludovika was the sister of Franz Joseph's mother Sophie).
Elisabeth bore two daughters, Sophie and Gisela, and in 1858 the heir to the throne, Rudolf, who were taken from her by her mother-in-law as it was unheard of for an Empress to mother her children.
Elisabeth was a beautiful girl and an attractive woman; however, she was also a bulimic and tried to maintain her figure and beauty obsessively.
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 Elizabeth, Empress of Austria - Queen of Hungary
It was for this reason that she built a palace on the Greek island of Corfu and named it "Achillion" after her favourite hero of the ancient world, Achilles.
For the assassin Elisabeth represented the monarchic order which he despised, but she was in fact simply a survivor, who tired of life looked forward to her own death.
And especially in Budapest (Hungary) many buildings or institutions are named after her, and Elisabeth is still the most often given girlsname in Hungary.
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/dadd/1258/Eliz.html   (1442 words)

 Here we are concerned  around the year 1866 where Elisabeth was 28 years old
Elisabeth likes Hungary since the first time she visited it, special the mentality of the Hungarian population and the "Magnaten"(=Hungarian aristocrates) she likes much.
And the Hungary loved their "pretty providence" and hoped she could take influence on the emperor, therewith Hungary gets back its constitution, which Hungary had lost after the revolution 1848.
For Elisabeth, politics was "no interest valued", but in the question of the "Ausgleich" with Hungary, she became politically active the first and only time.
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 Descendants of Johann Halbauer
Elisabeth Unger (daughter of Eva Halbauer) was born 1815 in Valla, Austria-Hungary, and died 11 May 1895 in Valla, Austria-Hungary.
Stefan Trautner (son of Elisabeth Unger) was born 28 Feb 1845 in Valla, Austria-Hungary and died 20 Aug 1877 in Valla, Austria-Hungary.
Elisabeth Halbauer (daughter of Michael Halbauer) was born 18 Nov 1865 in Valla, Austria-Hungary.
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 Lizabet's Vault: The Deadliest Vanity
Elisabeth Bathory lived in a remote Hungarian castle in the Carpathian Mountains of Hungary, and with the help of a handful of assistants, she brutally tortured and murdered hundreds of young girls.
And she was stuck with terror in the depths of her soul, for it would happen to her as well, just a short time would pass and she would turn from a desirable and celebrated beauty whose kisses were the dream of every young gentleman, to an ugly and neglected old woman.
Elisabeth was afraid of becoming old and losing her beauty.
www.lizabets-vault.com /vanity.html   (1274 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Elizabeth of Hungary
She was a daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary (1205-35) and his wife Gertrude, a member of the family of the Counts of Andechs-Meran; Elizabeth's brother succeeded his father on the throne of Hungary as Bela IV; the sister of her mother, Gertrude, was St.
This plan of a marriage was the result of political considerations and was intended to be the ratification of a great alliance which in the political schemes of the time it was sought to form against the German Emperor Otto IV, a member of the house of Guelph, who had quarrelled with the Church.
Shortly after their marriage, Elizabeth and Ludwig made a journey to Hungary; Ludwig was often after this employed by the Emperor Frederick II, to whom he was much attached, in the affairs of the empire.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05389a.htm   (2015 words)

 The Budapest Sun Online - Story page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Hungary he is the patron saint of the new wine and those who raise geese (look for "St Marton's Goose" specialities on menus at this time).
Daughter of Hungarian King Endre II who ruled in the 13th century, she is one of the last of the Royal House of Árpád, which conquered the Carpathian Basin in the 9th century and founded the Hungarian State.
Hungary's beloved 19th century Queen Elisabeth, Empress of Austria-Hungary, was named after St Elisabeth of Hungary and observed her name day with particular fervor as her sympathies for her Magyar subjects grew more intense.
www.budapestsun.com /full_story.asp?ArticleId={A3E809B06DAD4A989FE59156F7E303E0}&From=Style   (896 words)

 All About Romance Novels -Beautiful & Mad? Elisabeth, Empress of Austria & Queen of Hungary
Born on Christmas Eve 1837, Elisabeth was a Wittelsbach, and a Duchess in Bavaria.
The wound was so tiny that the blood leaked out very slowly and at first, Elisabeth did not realize the extent of her injury, but then she collapsed on the boat and soon after, died.
The portrait on the left is perhaps the most famous of all of Elisabeth's portraits, in full court dress and with diamond stars in her hair.
www.likesbooks.com /sissi.html   (917 words)

 Hungary, a new emerging economy
Hungary, with a population of 10.1 million and about $105 billion in GDP last year, is the third largest among the EU's new members, behind Poland and the Czech Republic.
Hungary has changed governments in the three general elections since the first free ballot was held in 1990.
Hungary now is seen as the hottest place for investors, there are always meetings with senior investment executives of private sector and multinational corporations, the Budapest Sun reported recently.
www.newnations.com /archive/2005/May/hu.html   (3680 words)

 Blood Countess (Elizabeth Bathory, Dracula foe)
The ceremony was attended by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II of Hapsburg, the son of Ferdinand I, an ally of Nadasdy's father.
Nearby Hungary boasted Elisabeth Bathory (1560-1614), AKA Erzsebet Bathory, a deranged countess who tortured and killed as many as 610 young women for the purpose, tradition has it, of bathing in their blood.
Elisabeth ordered the construction of an iron cage fitted with blades so that her victims could be locked in, hauled to the ceiling, and tormented.
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 Elisabeth of Hungary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Elisabeth of Hungary (1207 - 17 November 1231) was the daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary[For more, click on this link] (1175-1235) and his wife Gertrude of Andechs-Meran[For more, click on this link] (murdered 1213), EHandler: no quick summary.
Elisabeth opened her pouch and the bread turned into roses.
Graf is a german nobilitynoble title equal in rank to a count or an earl....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/el/elisabeth_of_hungary.htm   (1579 words)

 Elisabeth Empress of Austria- Queen of Hungary ( by Sabrina Winteler )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Elisabeth was born on Christmas 1837 in Munich.
In Vienna she was unhappy and during the early years of her marriage, Elisabeth took refuge in isolation, and illness.
In this time, Elisabeth was more in Budapest than in Vienna and she learned to speak Hungarian fluently, much to the anger and displeasure of her mother-in-law.
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 Alpine Glacier Motor Lodge - Emperor Franz Josef   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On 5th March 1855 Elisabeth gave birth to the couple's fIrst child - Sophie - which disappointed some due to the need for a male heir, and this disappointment continued when she had a second daughter - Gisela - on 15th July, 1856.
In the summer of 1857, Franz Josef and Elisabeth visited Hungary in an attempt to appease the revolution attempt, as advisors had realised that Elisabeth's beauty was a positive advantage.
Elisabeth realised the gravity of the situation and helped at a military hospital which had been established at Laxenburg.
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 Pritzl Family Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He married Elisabeth WURASCHITZ Kleiber in the town of Maple Grove, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, 1869.
Elisabeth was born 20 FEB 1851 in Purbach, am Neusiedlersee, Hungary.
Elisabeth died 27 JAN 1935 in the town of Maple Grove, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, at 83 years of age.
www.strato.net /~rpritzl/d1/i0002610.htm   (205 words)

 Erzsébet ~ Intrigues at Court
In 1857 the dangers coming from tempestuous Hungary had taken a turn for the worse; the emperor and his beautiful young wife finally decided to travel to Hungary taking their two daughters with them.
Elisabeth, who was a brilliant horsewoman, admired the Hungarians for their pride, their yearning for freedom and their passion for parforce riding.
Hostile voices spoke of Elisabeth's constant absence from court for after yielding her children to her demanding mother in law the young woman was living for herself alone.
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 Empress Elisabeth of Austria Centennial Commemorative Web Page
The future Empress of Austria was born to Duke Max in Bavaria and his Duchess, Ludovika, Princess of Bavaria in Munich on December 24, 1837 and baptized Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie; her intimates would call the spritely yet often melancholy and shy young duchess Sisi.
While on vacation in Geneva Switzerland, at midday on September 10, 1898, Elisabeth, Empress Consort of Austria, was stabbed to death.
Photographs of Elisabeth at the height of her beauty--taken on the day of her coronation as Queen of Hungary in 1867
www.geocities.com /Athens/Aegean/7023/sisi.html   (481 words)

 ARTFACT : Your Complete Resource to Research, Price and Find Antiques & Art
Among the plethora of religious iconographies he absorbed, the legend of Saint Elisabeth of Hungary and the miracle of the roses with which she is associated would have attracted Moreau for the potential it offered for the rich use of colour.
Elisabeth was born a princess in 1207, daughter to King Andrew of Hungary, and later married Prince Louis of Thuringia.
Her association with roses stems from an incident when her husband lifted her mantle during one of her visits to the poor and he saw that the food she was carrying had been miraculously changed to roses.
www.artfact.com /features/styleLot.cfm?iid=obqlH71S   (756 words)

 Gödöllö - Festival - in - Chambermusic!!!...
A little more than one hundred years ago, on September 10, 1898, Austria's Empress Elisabeth died from wounds inflicted during an assassination attempt.
In the summer of 1853 at the scenic Salzkammergut town Bad Ischl she met Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, who was actually supposed to marry her sister, Helene.However, the Emperor defied his mother's marriage plans and fell in love with Helen's sister Elisabeth, then only 15 years old, who had accompanied the party rather accidentally.
Francis Joseph loved his wife dearly, but he ruled over an empire of 50 million people and had little time to be with "Sisi" who felt lonely.
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 Elisabeth: Frequently Asked Questions
She did insist that the children accompany her and Franz Joseph on a state visit to Hungary in 1857, during which they became ill and little Sophie died--a misfortune which became used as proof that the young Empress was unfit to be a mother.
By this time Elisabeth was widely regarded as one of the most beautiful women in Europe--a distinction which she took great pains to maintain.
The one aspect of her appearance Elisabeth was unable to control was her teeth, which remained yellow despite the efforts of the best dentists in Europe.
www.eljen.net /elisabeth/faq.html   (2236 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary
Elizabeth of Thuringia; Elisabeth of Thuringia; Elisabeth of Hungary
Princess, the daughter of King Andrew of Hungary.
Then, she devoutly commended to God all who were sitting near her, and as if falling into a gentle sleep, she died.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/sainte01.htm   (671 words)

 Private city tour in Budapest, sightseeing and excursions in Hungary
This was the summer residence of Queen Elisabeth (Sissy) in Hungary and one of her favorite palaces.
Visit of the largest church of Hungary and its treasury in Esztergom which was the former residence of the Hungarian kings.
Afterwards you will be taken to the puszta to a "tanya" (a ranch with a typical restaurant) where you can enjoy the performance of the famous horsemen and travel through the real puszta in a horse carriage.
www.budapestcitytour.com /budapest-tour.html   (441 words)

 St Elisabeth Distributing Alms by SCHMIDT, Martin Johann
However, its authenticity and the identity of its master is beyond doubt, and we can now also indicate with certainty the person who commissioned it.
The Veresegyház commission was probably given to Kremser Schmidt around 1778, the year of the consecration of the church.
The theme of the painting was a legend of the church's patron saint, St. Elisabeth of Hungary.
www.wga.hu /html/s/schmidt/elisabet.html   (299 words)

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