On Christmas Eve 24 December 1837 at 10.43pm the fourth child of Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria was born in München, Germany. The little girl was christened Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, but was known by her family by the nickname of Sisi. Copryight: Dorotheum, Vienna.
Elisabeth of Bavaria (Elisabeth Gabriele Valérie Marie; 25 July 1876 – 23 November 1965) was Queen of the Belgians from 23 December 1909 to 17 February 1934 as the wife of King Albert I, and a duchess in Bavaria by birth.
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It is here that the parents of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Duke Max in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, got married in 1828. After the ceremony, the couple left in a red BMW-Cabrio to the reception that took place in Gmund, where the family of the bride resides.
Elisabeth of Austria's mother, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, and aunt, Princess Sophie of Bavaria, were ambitious sisters from the ruling Wittelsbach family who wanted their children to marry into power. For Ludovika’s daughters, her sister Sophie’s son, Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I, was a top pick. © Getty Images
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November 13, 1801 – Birth of Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Queen of Prussia, wife of King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia, in Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria, now in Bavaria, Germany Elisabeth Ludovika was the daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his second wife Princess Caroline of Baden. She was the twin sister of Amalie Auguste below.
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Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (Marie Ludovika Wilhelmine; Mary Louise Wilhelmina; 30 August 1808 – 25 January 1892) was the sixth child of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his second wife, Karoline of Baden, and the mother of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. She was born and died in Munich.
On Christmas Eve 24 December 1837 at 10.43pm the fourth child of Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria was born in München, Germany. The little girl was christened Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, but was known by her family by the nickname of Sisi.