SYMHC Classics: Sisi - The Empress of Austria and Her Cult of Beauty


Empress Elisabeth of Austria in Hungarian Coronation Dress Emil Rabending/Public domain

We're traveling back to 2011 for this one! Empress Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sisi, is often considered the public's "favorite" member of the Habsburgs. She only reluctantly carried out her duties, but her murder created an outcry across Europe -- and the story doesn't end there.

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-empress-of-austria-and-her-cult-of-beauty.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics