Thursday, March 24, 2011

Elisabeth of Austria arrives in Greece

March 25, 1891

The Empress of Austria, accompanied by her daughter, Archduchess Marie Valerie, and her son-in-law, Archduke Franz Salvator, and their suite,  arrived in Athens,on Monday night, according to the Court Circular.  The "Imperial party paid a visit to the King and Queen of the Hellenes and the Duke and Duchess of Sparta."   They also went to the Acropolis by moonlight, and "inspected the general objects of interest." 

Empress Elisabeth and her party left Athens this afternoon for Palestine.

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