Wonderful telling of the life of the last true habsburg emperor although the author allows you to be sympathetic to francis joseph he makes no excuses for his shortcomings as emperor as well i bought this book as a guide for an upcoming trip to austria and eastern europe. Archduke francis joseph was born in 1830 and in 1848 became emperor francis joseph leader of the habsburg empire spanning northern italy in the west to modern day bulgaria in the east and north to the borders of poland and russia. Franz joseph i or francis joseph i franz joseph karl 18 august 1830 21 november 1916 was emperor of austria king of hungary and monarch of many other states of the austro hungarian empire from 2 december 1848 to his death from 1 may 1850 to 24 august 1866 he was also president of the german confederationhe was the longest reigning emperor of austria and king of hungary as well as . In 1848 francis joseph became king of hungary and emperor of austria focusing on the life of francis joseph and his family this book examines their personal relationships against the turbulent background of the decline of had been the most powerful empire in europe in the 19th century. 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
How it works:
1. Register Trial Account.
2. Download The Books as you like ( Personal use )