Monday, January 7, 2013

Archduke Leopold voted out of Habsburg family

January 7, 1903

A council "of members of the Tuscan branch of the Habsburg family," have :resolved to pay" Archduke Leopold Ferdinand, "his eventual share of the family fortune, according to the New York Times.

Archduke Ludwig Viktor represented Emperor Franz Joseph at the meeting.

Archduke Leopold, who accompanied his sister, Crown Princess Luise of Saxony, when she eloped to Geneva with her children's tutor, Andre Giron, has also been dismissed from the Habsburg family.


phoebes in santa fe said...

Was that like being voted "off the island"? He must have really been a bad dude!

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

Precisely. I have done other stories in Leopold was well.

phoebes in santa fe said...

Can you link to them? I don't think you have a search section.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

the search box is at the top of the blog (left) by the B