Monday, January 23, 2012

Royal marriage: Austria-Windisch-Graetz

Marlene A Eilers Koenig Collection

January 23, 1902

Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria, the granddaughter of Emperor Franz Joseph, was married "this morning" to Prince Otto zu Windsich-Graetz, according to a report in the New York Times,  The marriage took place in the Josefi Chapel at the Hofburg palace in Vienna.

Franz Joseph attended the wedding ceremony, along with the bride's mother, Countess Lonyai (formerly Crown Princess Stephanie), and "a number of Princes and Princesses of the imperial family were present."

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