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AUSTRIA-FAMILY PICTURES

Emperor Franz Joseph leaving his train.

Emperor Franz Joseph leaving his train.

Mary Vetsera, beloved of the Archduke Rudolf, who died with him at Mayerling.

Archduke Rudolf with his wife, Stephanie of Belgium.
Archduke Rudolf with his wife, Stephanie of Belgium.

Archduke Rudolf of Austria, who would die tragically at Mayerling.

Archduke Rudolf of Austria, who would die tragically at Mayerling.

The Austrian imperial dynasty
The Austrian imperial dynasty. From left to right: Emperor Franz Joseph, his brother-in-law Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, his sister-in-law Charlotte of Belgium, Empress of Mexico, then the brothers of Franz Joseph and Maximilian. Sitting are Elisabeth of Austria, known as Sissi, with her son Rudolf, the Archduchess Sophie of Bavaria, his mother, and her husband, a man of no importance.


by Prince Michael of Greece

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