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Stuff You Missed in History Class

HowStuffWorks.com

Society & Culture, History

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History 1
Top 200 19

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

The Empress of Austria and Her Cult of Beauty

November 30th, 2011

Episode 391 of 949 episodes

Empress Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sissi, is often considered the public’s “favorite” member of the Habsburgs. She only reluctantly carried out her duties, but her murder created an outcry across Europe -- and the story doesn't end there.

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