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Death by Fame A Life of Elisabeth, Empress of Austria

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Death by Fame: A Life of Elisabeth, Empress of Austria By Andrew Sinclair
1999 | 224 Pages | ISBN: 0312198523 | PDF | 34 MB

"I wanted to kill a royalty," the assassin would later tell his questioners. "It did not matter which one." In 1898 Luigi Lucheni fatally stabbed Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, on Lake Geneva as she prepared to board a steamer form the Mont Blanc pier. Her life has been on of both profound sadness and inspiring perseverance; and in its course she set the style for the royal rebels who would follow her, particularly the late Diana, Princess of Wales. While still a child, Elisabeth was married to the Hapsburg prince Franz Josef, heir to the Austrian Empire. She gave him three children; one of whom, Crown Prince Rudolf, would later commit suicide at Mayerling. Finding the atmosphere of the Austro-Hungarian court stifling, the increasingly erratic empress traveled incessantly. Abandoning her husband to the attentions of the Viennese comic actress Katharina Schratt, Elisabeth went on errands of mercy to the docks and slums of London and Liverpool, Barcelona and Naples, Smyrna and Marseilles. She was the despair of local police, who could not protect her, even though she wore disguises. She supported independence movements in Ireland, where she hunted superbly alongside her close companion, the English cavalryman "Bay" Middleton; and also in Hungary, an integral part of her husband's deteriorating empire. Obsessed by the Greek ideal of physical perfection, she traveled through the great cities of Europe with a giant movable gym in tow, exercising every day while suffering the ravages of anorexia. When Lucheni assassinated the empress, he killed the most alluring royal figure of the Victorian age. But fame was her real executioner. Her celebrity had led to her death. Elisabeth had been driven into loneliness until she had lost all sense of reality, pursuing a desperate liberty that a confined marriage would never allow her. Her murder was the tocsin for the Hapsburgs, and the tragic beauty's death was the beginning of the end of imperial Europe.

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