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Elisabeth in Bavaria

A first look at Netflix’s The Empress

Netflix has, at last, given us a first look at their new series The Empress about Empress Elisabeth of Austria. The three images don’t give away much, though I can’t imagine them sitting like that! The trailer is quite interesting but a little short. It appears to only be available in German, but you can [read more]

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Austria

Empress Elisabeth’s Tattoo

Empress Elisabeth of Austria, perhaps better known as Sisi, has gone down in history as a formidable but complicated woman. One would perhaps be surprised to learn that the Empress had a tattoo of an anchor on her shoulder done in 1888 to represent her love undying love for the sea. Elisabeth abhorred the court in [read more]