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Empress Elisabeth of Austria

1837 - 1898

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Empress Elisabeth of Austria (born Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria; 24 December 1837 – 10 September 1898) was Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary by marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I. She 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. The marriage thrust her into the much more formal Habsburg court life, for which she was unprepared and which she found uncongenial. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Empress Elisabeth of Austria has received more than 3,331,886 page views. Her biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Empress Elisabeth of Austria is the 3rd most popular companion (down from 2nd in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Germany (up from 25th in 2019) and the most popular German Companion.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 3 out of 687. Before her are Nefertiti and Anne Boleyn. After her are Catherine de' Medici, Aisha, Helena, Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, Empress Joséphine, Eva Braun, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, and Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1837, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 1After her are Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Alois Hitler, Mily Balakirev, Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Cosima Wagner, Adam Opel, Fredrik Bajer, 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, Johann Jakob Balmer, Charbel Makhlouf, Eugène Boudin, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Ivan Shishkin, William Ewart Gladstone, and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Empress Elisabeth of Austria ranks 24 out of 5,289. Before her are Wilhelm Röntgen (1845), Henry Kissinger (1923), Friedrich Engels (1820), Johannes Brahms (1833), Max Planck (1858), and Pope Benedict XVI (1927). After her are Anne Frank (1929), Robert Schumann (1810), Heinrich Himmler (1900), Martin Heidegger (1889), Thomas Mann (1875), and Hermann Hesse (1877).

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), Caroline of Ansbach (1683), Magda Goebbels (1901), Anne of Cleves (1515), Isabeau of Bavaria (1370), Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Katharina von Bora (1498), Sepp Dietrich (1892), Alexandra Feodorovna (1798), and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691).