New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Empress Elisabeth of Austria

1837 - 1898

Photo of Empress Elisabeth of Austria

Icon of person Empress Elisabeth of Austria

Duchess Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie of Bavaria (24 December 1837 – 10 September 1898) was Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary from her marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I on 24 April 1854 until her assassination in 1898. Elisabeth was born into the royal Bavarian House of Wittelsbach. Nicknamed Sisi (also Sissi), she enjoyed an informal upbringing before marrying Emperor Franz Joseph I at the age of sixteen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Empress Elisabeth of Austria has received more than 7,339,173 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Empress Elisabeth of Austria is the 2nd most popular companion (up from 3rd in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Germany and the most popular German Companion.

Empress Elisabeth of Austria was most famous for being the wife of Emperor Franz Joseph, and for her tragic death in 1898.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 83.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Empress Elisabeth of Austrias by language


Among companions, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 2 out of 673Before her are Nefertiti. After her are Anne Boleyn, Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, Catherine de' Medici, Aisha, Mihrimah Sultan, Nurbanu Sultan, Eva Braun, Helena, and Khadija bint Khuwaylid.

Most Popular Companions in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1837, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 1After her are Alois Hitler, Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Mily Balakirev, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Fredrik Bajer, Cosima Wagner, Adam Opel, Marie François Sadi Carnot, and Tokugawa Yoshinobu. Among people deceased in 1898, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 2Before her is Otto von Bismarck. After her are Lewis Carroll, Stéphane Mallarmé, Gustave Moreau, Charbel Makhlouf, Eugène Boudin, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Ivan Shishkin, Johann Jakob Balmer, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and John Newlands.

Others Born in 1837

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1898

Go to all Rankings

In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 24 out of 6,142Before her are Albrecht Dürer (1471), George Frideric Handel (1685), Angela Merkel (1954), Wilhelm Röntgen (1845), Anne Frank (1929), and Henry Kissinger (1923). After her are Friedrich Engels (1820), Frederick the Great (1712), Johannes Brahms (1833), Heinrich Himmler (1900), Max Planck (1858), and Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859).

Among COMPANIONS In Germany

Among companions born in Germany, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 1After her are Eva Braun (1912), Queen Silvia of Sweden (1943), Anne of Cleves (1515), Magda Goebbels (1901), Caroline of Ansbach (1683), Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691), Sepp Dietrich (1892), Alexandra Feodorovna (1798), Katharina von Bora (1498), and Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776).