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Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Early Life)
Central European Royals
"A quiz on Austria's second-last Empress - Elisabeth. Many have likened this 19th century woman to the 20th century's Princess Diana."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
In what city was Elisabeth born?
Elisabeth was not the first choice of her family to marry Emperor Franz Joseph. Which of her sisters was the first choice?
Elisabeth's father, Duke Max, had built what sort of 'odd' area in his Ludwigstrasse palace?
indoor swimming area
shops for the help
labyrinth of rooms
Franz Joseph was born into the Habsburg family which ruled Austria at the time. However, he did not inherit the throne from his father. Who had been the previous Emperor of Austria?
Franz Carl I
Ferdinand Max IV
As with many royals, Elisabeth and Franz Joseph were related. But how were they related?
Fathers were brothers
Franz Joseph's father was the brother to Elisabeth's mother
Mothers were sisters
Elisabeth's brother married Franz Joseph's sister
In order to marry Franz Joseph, Elisabeth had to renounce her claim to the throne of what kingdom?
What event was taking place around the time of Elisabeth's engagement and wedding to Franz Joseph?
Hundred Years' War
American Civil War
Russia's war with Japan
Where was the wedding of Elisabeth and Franz Joseph held?
St. Stephen's Cathedral
St. Michael's Cathedral
The morning after the wedding, Elisabeth and Franz Joseph were interrupted by some visitors. Who were these people?
Franz Joseph's brothers
Both sets of parents
Sophie and Ludovika
Elisabeth's eldest sister
And finally, an easy question: Elisabeth had a nickname which is just about as well-known as her true name. What is that nickname?
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