Thursday, March 17, 2011

Franz Joseph to remarry?

March 17, 1899

According to the Vienna correspondent for the Daily News, a London newspaper,  Franz Joseph will remarry, after the period of mourning for the late Empress Elisabeth is ended.  There are rumors that the Emperor will marry Princess Marie Isabelle of France, sister of the Duke of Orléans, "with the view of securing the Austro-Hungarian throne to a direct descendant."   Princess Marie Isabelle is 21-years-old. 

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