Elisabeth of Bavaria (1876-1965)

Elisabeth of Bavaria (1876-1965)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elisabeth of Bavaria (born Elisabeth Gabriele Val rie Marie, Duchess in Bavaria) (25 July 1876 - 23 November 1965), was the queen consort of Albert I of Belgium and was the mother of Leopold III of Belgium.Born in Possenhofen Castle, her father was Karl-Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, an ophthalmologist of recognized reputation. She was named in honor of her father's sister, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sisi. Her mother was Maria Josepha of Portugal, daughter of exiled Miguel I of Portugal.An artist himself, Duke Karl-Theodor cultivated the artistic tastes of his family and Elisabeth was raised with a deep love for painting, music and sculpture. At her father's clinic, Elisabeth learned to cope with human suffering.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135771213
  • 9786135771213