Elisabeth in Bavaria

Empress Elisabeth’s coronation as Queen of Hungary

With the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867, the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary was created. Count Gyula Andrássy, who shared Empress Elisabeth’s devotion to Hungary, became its first  Prime Minister and a coronation for the King and Queen of Hungary was arranged for 8 June 1867. During a prior visit to Hungary, Elisabeth had been a huge [read more]