Sisi: The Empress of Austria and Her Cult of Beauty

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.

Topics in this Podcast: sad royal childhoods, European history, biographies, women, Austrian history, 19th century