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HH Duchess Sophie of Hohenberg, the wife of Franz Ferdinand, with her two eldest children Sophie and Maximilian "Max"

Grandduchess Sophie of Austria, holding her son, the future Emperor Franz Josef of Austria. She is also the aunt, on her mother's side, of Elisabeth of Bavaria, his future bride--they were first cousins.

Tsarina Alexandra. was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Born a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, she was given the name Alexandra Feodorovna upon being received into the Russian Orthodox Church, which canonized her as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer in Alexandra is best remembered as the last Tsarina of Russia and as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia disease.

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Princess Sophie von Hohenberg

Kaiserin Charlotte von Mexiko u. von Familie #005M Postkarte

The Swedes weren't alway neutral. Swedish general Charles Emil Lewenhaupt succumbed to on this date in 1743, when he was beheaded for command incompetence thanks to his country’s defeat in the 1741-1743 Russo-Swedish War. Ouch, Lose a battle, Lose your head, puts a whole new (I just can put the pun here, the guy was beheaded after all)

Charlotte Von Mexiko Karten, Charlotte Von Mexiko Grußkarten Designs und Einladungskarten

Emperor Franz Josef, leader of Austria-Hungary during WWI. He was part of the Triple Alliance.