Emperor Francis Joseph by John Van der Kiste
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Emperor Francis Joseph
By John Van der Kiste

Emperor Francis Joseph

Life, Death and the Fall of the Habsburg Empire

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Emperor Francis Joseph by John Van der Kiste

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In 1848, 28-year-old Francis Joseph became King of Hungary and Emperor of Austria. He would reign for almost 68 years, the longest of any modern European monarch. Focusing on the life of Emperor Francis Joseph and his family, this book examines their personal relationships against the turbulent background of the 19th century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750937870
ISBN-10: 0750937874
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 159mm x 8mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 19-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Van der Kiste

John Van Der Kiste has written nearly 20 books on British and European royalty. His most recent are: 'William and Mary' and with Coryne Hall, 'Xenia: Sister of Nicholas' (June 2002. He also writes historical articles and reviews afor local and national journals. and contributed to the New Dictionary of National Biography.

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