Description - Emperor Francis Joseph by John van der Kiste
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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(235mm x 159mm x 8mm)
The History Press Ltd
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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.