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Empress Maria Ludovica – The Poet’s Immovable Muse

Empress Maria Ludovicaby Julia MeisterEmpress Maria Ludovica - The Poet's Immovable MuseEmperor Franz II/I had, as is still partly known, more wives than numbers in his name. Exactly four wives stood by him - sometimes more, sometimes less long - during his life. The...

Empress Elisabeth is murdered

Empress Elisabeth is murdered   by Katharina Mölk In September 1898, Elisabeth travels to Switzerland for several weeks. In Geneva, she stayed at the Hotel Beau Rivage. Through an indiscretion, the next day the newspaper published the news that the Empress of...

Victor Hugo – a preservationist in the 19th century

Victor Hugoby Andrea StroblBook Stories: Victor Hugo - a Monument Protector in the 19th CenturyThe great buildings, like the great mountains, are the work of the centuries. Often art is transformed while they are still in the making; the work is carried on peacefully...

The Life of Giovanni Domenico Barbieri

Giovanni Domenico Barbieri by Elisabeth Schinagl Giovanni Domenico Barbieri Baroque master builder from Graubünden - guest workers in the service of beauty Roveredo, 14 January 1704: in this small town, which is part of the Italian-speaking part of the Grisons,...
Empress Elisabeth is murdered

Empress Elisabeth is murdered

Empress Elisabeth is murdered   by Katharina Mölk In September 1898, Elisabeth travels to Switzerland for several...

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