History Highlights, Notes on German Culture, Southern Germany

Elisabeth Princess of Bavaria was popularly known as Sissi, which was also the title of a 1957 movie trilogy about her life.

Elisabeth of Bavaria, Empress of Austria (1865), portrait by Franz Winterhalter Elisabeth Princess of Bavaria was popularly known as Sissi, which was also the title of a 1957 movie trilogy about her life. She became Empress of Austria in 1854 due to her marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. This portrait of Elisabeth… Continue reading Elisabeth Princess of Bavaria was popularly known as Sissi, which was also the title of a 1957 movie trilogy about her life.