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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
* Born on December 24, 1837.
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* Sissi's real name was ''Princess Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie''
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* Princess Sissi Born on December 24, 1837.
 
* Her older brother ''Wilhelm Karl, Duke in Bavaria'' was born on 24 December 1832, and she was born 5 years later on 24 December 1837.
 
* Her older brother ''Wilhelm Karl, Duke in Bavaria'' was born on 24 December 1832, and she was born 5 years later on 24 December 1837.
* In real life [[History's Princess Sissi|Sisi]] had an older sister named [[History's Helena Von Grossberg|Helena]] who was supposed to be betrothed to [[History's Prince Franz|Emperor Franz Joseph]] as desired by Archduchess Sophie, however upon laying eyes on Sisi, Franz Joseph feel madly in love with her and demanded to marry her over Helene.
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* Princess Sissi was one of ten children of [[History's Duchess Ludovica|Princess Ludovika]] and [[History's Duke Max|Duke Maximilian]]. Sissi was the fourth child. Her older sister, [[History's Helena Von Grossberg|Princess Helene]] was first formally engaged to ''Emperor Franz of Austria''.
* [[History's Helena Von Grossberg|Helena]] frequently refers to Sisi as a peasant. In fact, Sisi was the grand-daughter of the ''King of Bavaria'' and her mother [[History's Duchess Ludovica|Ludovika]] was actually the sister of Archduchess ''[[History's Sophie of Bavaria|Sophie of Austria]]'' ''(Empress Sophia in the series)''. Therefore Sisi was the cousin of Franz and of much higher rank than the Viscountess Helena.
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* [[History's Prince Franz|Emperor Franz]] preferred Elisabeth to the more quiet Helene and defied his mother's orders, choosing Elisabeth as his bride. As upon laying eyes on Sisi, Franz Joseph feel madly in love with her and demanded to marry her over Helene. His mother, [[History's Empress Sophia|Archduchess Sophie]], had reservations about Elisabeth, as she found her unsuited; they were often at odds, especially in the early years of marriage.
* In 1867, [[History's Prince Franz|Emperor Franz Joseph]] signed the Ausgleich, which officially turned Austria into [[Kingdom of Austria|Austria]]-[[Kingdom of Hungary|Hungary]]. Both countries would have their own governments, with a shared head of state. [[History's Count Gyula Andrássy|Count Gyula Andrassy]] was the first Prime Minister of Hungary after 1867.
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* [[History's Ida Ferenczy|Ida Ferenczy]] was a lady-in-waiting and a confidante to the Empress Elisabeth of [[Kingdom of Austria|Austria]]-[[Kingdom of Hungary|Hungary]].
* Sisi's relationship with [[History's Prince Franz|Emperor Franz Joseph]] wasn't as romantic as in the show. While ''Franz Joseph'' was passionately in love with her, Sisi never fully felt the same way and was emotionally distant from him. She ended up avoiding him and court life as much as she could.
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* Sissi, used to an informal style of life, disliked the strict etiquette of the Habsburg court, a dislike that reflected on her health. Her standing at the court improved with the Birth of a male heir, ''Rudolf'', but her health continued to suffer.
* Sisi was one of ten children of [[History's Duchess Ludovica|Princess Ludovika]] and [[History's Duke Max|Duke Maximilian]], however none of her siblings in the show matched her real siblings. Sisi was the fourth child and second daughter. She had five brothers and four sisters.
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* She frequently visited ''Hungary'' and developed a deep bond for the country.
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* In 1867, with the help io his wife, Emperor Franz signed the Ausgleich, which officially turned Austria into [[Kingdom of Austria|Austria]]-[[Kingdom of Hungary|Hungary]]. Both countries would have their own governments, with a shared head of state.
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*[[History's Count Gyula Andrássy|Count Gyula Andrassy]] was the first Prime Minister of Hungary, thanks to Sissi and Franz.
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* While ''Emperor Franz'' was passionately in love with Sisi, she never fully felt the same way and was emotionally distant from him. She ended up avoiding him and court life as much as she could.
 
* According to a very common legend, [[History's Count Gyula Andrássy|Count Andrássy]] had a long lasting romance with Elisabeth.
 
* According to a very common legend, [[History's Count Gyula Andrássy|Count Andrássy]] had a long lasting romance with Elisabeth.
* [[History's Count Gyula Andrássy|Count Andrássy]] possibly fathered Elisabeth, only son, ''Archduke Rudolf.''
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* Count Andrássy possibly fathered Elisabeth, only son, ''Archduke Rudolf.''
   
 
==TV Comparison==
 
==TV Comparison==

Latest revision as of 23:13, October 30, 2019

Princess Sissi
History's Princess Sissi
Biographical Information
Real Name: Her Royal Highness Duchess Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie
Title: Empress Elisabeth of Austria

Empress of Austria
Queen of Hungary
Queen of Bohemia and Croatia

Coronation: 8 June 1867
Born: 24 December 1837
Death: 10 September 1898
Age: 60
Religion: Roman Catholic
Height: 5'8
Originally From: Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria
Parents: Duke Maximilian (Father)

Princess Ludovikaa (Mother)

Siblings: Duke Ludwig Wilhelm (Brother)

Duke Wilhelm Kar (Brother)
Princess Helene (Sister)
Duke Karl Theodor (Brother)
Queen Marie Sophie (Sister)
Countess Mathilde (Sister)
Duke Maximilian (Brother)
Duchess Sophie (Sister)
Duke Maximilian (Brother)

Husband: Franz Joseph I of Austria
Children: Archduchess Sophie

Archduchess Gisela
Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria
Archduchess Marie-Valerie

COD: Assasination
Burial: Imperial Crypt
TV Character Information
First appearance: Sissi Gets Her Way
Portrays: Princess Sissi
Portrayed by: Terri Hawkes


Sissi who was most famously know as Empress Elisabeth of Austria became Queen of Austria when she 16 years old. She ruled for 44 years, until her death.

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NotesEdit

  • Sissi's real name was Princess Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie
  • Princess Sissi Born on December 24, 1837.
  • Her older brother Wilhelm Karl, Duke in Bavaria was born on 24 December 1832, and she was born 5 years later on 24 December 1837.
  • Princess Sissi was one of ten children of Princess Ludovika and Duke Maximilian. Sissi was the fourth child. Her older sister, Princess Helene was first formally engaged to Emperor Franz of Austria.
  • Emperor Franz preferred Elisabeth to the more quiet Helene and defied his mother's orders, choosing Elisabeth as his bride. As upon laying eyes on Sisi, Franz Joseph feel madly in love with her and demanded to marry her over Helene. His mother, Archduchess Sophie, had reservations about Elisabeth, as she found her unsuited; they were often at odds, especially in the early years of marriage.
  • Ida Ferenczy was a lady-in-waiting and a confidante to the Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary.
  • Sissi, used to an informal style of life, disliked the strict etiquette of the Habsburg court, a dislike that reflected on her health. Her standing at the court improved with the Birth of a male heir, Rudolf, but her health continued to suffer.
  • She frequently visited Hungary and developed a deep bond for the country.
  • In 1867, with the help io his wife, Emperor Franz signed the Ausgleich, which officially turned Austria into Austria-Hungary. Both countries would have their own governments, with a shared head of state.
  • Count Gyula Andrassy was the first Prime Minister of Hungary, thanks to Sissi and Franz.
  • While Emperor Franz was passionately in love with Sisi, she never fully felt the same way and was emotionally distant from him. She ended up avoiding him and court life as much as she could.
  • According to a very common legend, Count Andrássy had a long lasting romance with Elisabeth.
  • Count Andrássy possibly fathered Elisabeth, only son, Archduke Rudolf.

TV ComparisonEdit

Family TreeEdit

   
   
   
   
   
   
Duke Maximilian Joseph
   
   
Princess Ludovika
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Duke Ludwig
   
   
Helena Von Grossberg
   
   
Maximilian Anton
   
   
Franz Joseph
   
   
Princess Sissi
   
   
Karl Theodor
   
   
Maria Sophie
   
   
Duchess Mathilde
   
   
Duchess Sophie
   
   
Duke Maximilian
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Princess Louise
   
   
Princess Elisabeth
   
   
Maximilian Maria
   
   
Prince Albert
   
   
   
   
Archduchess Sophie
   
   
Archduchess Gisela
   
   
Archduke Rudolf
   
   
Archduchess Marie-Valerie
   
   

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Archduke Franz Karl
   
   
Princess Sophie
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Franz Joseph
   
   
Princess Sissi
   
   
Maximilian I of Mexico
   
   
Princess Maria Annunciata
   
   
Archduke Karl Ludwig
   
   
Maria Theresa
   
   
Archduchess Maria Anna
   
   
Archduke Ludwig Viktor
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
   
   
Archduke Otto
   
   
Archduke Ferdinand Karl
   
   
Archduchess Margarete Sophie
   
   
   
   
   
   
Archduchess Maria Annunciata
   
   
Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Archduchess Sophie
   
   
Archduchess Gisela
   
   
Archduke Rudolf
   
   
Archduchess Marie-Valerie
   
   

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