The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 08-08-2014, 09:31 PM
Blog Real's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Posts: 2,126
Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria and Stéphanie of Belgium - 10 May 1881

In Vienna, on 10 May 1881, Rudolf married Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, a daughter of King Leopold II of the Belgians, at the Augustinian's Church in Vienna.
Her parents walked her down the aisle. Among the illustrious attendees were the future King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and his nephew, the future German Emperor Wilhelm II. In honour of the nuptials, which were celebrated lavishly throughout Austria, the Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa named asteroid 220 Stephania in her honour in 1881, commemorating the union. After the ceremony, the couple honeymooned at Laxenburg outside the capital.

Official engagement photo of Crown Prince Rudolf and Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1881)
Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Official engagement photograph of the Imperial couple, 1881
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...and_Rudolf.jpg
__________________

__________________
Acclamation Manuel II of Portugal: 6 May 1908
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-08-2014, 09:38 PM
Fürstin Taxis's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Neuschwanstein, Germany
Posts: 1,274
The marriage started very happy, a pity how it ended :/
__________________

__________________

To be a legend, you've either got to be dead or excessively old!
Christopher Lee
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-08-2014, 10:26 PM
CyrilVladisla's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Conneaut, United States
Posts: 3,861
It was interesting to learn that King Leopold II and Queen Marie Henriette together walked Stephanie down the aisle.
Magnifique engagement photographs!!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-16-2016, 09:24 PM
CyrilVladisla's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Conneaut, United States
Posts: 3,861
At the palace banquet at the Hofburg Palace, dinner guests of Rudolf and Stephanie's enjoyed the sounds of Eduard Strauss's especially composed waltz Schleier und Krone (Veil and Crown).
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-16-2016, 10:13 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 5,686
I've read that Sisi commented, when Stephanie was first mooted as a bride for Rudolf, something on the lines of ' So, we need another of that family!' an allusion of course to the tragic Empress Charlotte/Carlotta, wife of Maximilian.

I think Rudolf and Stephanie were quite happy at first, but she was very unsophisticated and the couple had little in common. It was tragic that Stephanie became barren due to Rudolf's sexual misbehaviour. If they had managed a couple of sons as well as their daughter things might not have been so dire after Rudolf's death. Franz Ferdinand may not have been assassinated at Sarajevo.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-17-2016, 09:13 PM
CyrilVladisla's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Conneaut, United States
Posts: 3,861
At the imperial wedding banquet of May 9, 1881, stuffed woodcocks garnished with truffles and cocks' combs and an elaborate pudding of sliced pig's kidney with prunes steeped in red wine were served.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-10-2018, 07:56 PM
CyrilVladisla's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Conneaut, United States
Posts: 3,861
The wedding dress of Princess Stephanie in color
1881 Wedding of Crown Princess/Archduchess Stephanie | Grand Ladies | gogm
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-11-2018, 08:37 AM
maria-olivia's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Posts: 4,808
The most glory and the most sad Wedding of our Royal Family. And when she find a kind Man to be her second husband, all her Austrian tittles were deleted .
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tsar Alexander II (1818-1881) and Empress Maria Alexandrovna (1824-1880) TOMMIX The Imperial Family of Russia 39 06-02-2018 10:50 PM
Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (1858-1889) (and Mayerling) Julia The Imperial House of Austria 74 06-20-2016 10:49 PM
Princess Stephanie of Belgium, Crownprincess of Austria Preity Belgian Royal History 6 01-19-2016 09:12 PM
Prince Frederik (1797-1881), Princess Luise (1808-1870) of The Netherlands and family Marengo Dutch Royal History 24 05-11-2015 03:30 AM
Princess Astrid Of Belgium & Archduke Lorenz of Austria-Este 1984 Alexandria Royal Weddings 64 06-09-2013 01:00 PM




Popular Tags
art british royal history camilla chris o'neill commonwealth games crown princess victoria crown princess victoria hats current events danish royal family documentary earl of snowdon emma family fashion general news hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duchess stéphanie's fashion & style hereditary grand duke guillaume infanta cristina infanta leonor infanta sofia iñaki iñaki urdangarín juan urdangarín king felipe king felipe vi king philippe king willem-alexander letizia line luxembourg meghan markle news pablo urdangarín plantagenets porphyria prince charles prince daniel prince felix prince gabriel prince harry prince harry of wales prince nicholas prince of belgium prince oscar princess estelle princess eugenie princess leonore princess madeleine princess of asturias princess victoria pyrmont queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima casual wear royal royal ancestry royal geneology royal wedding soderberg state visit stephanie surname sweden swedish royal family victoria video games visit from spain wedding



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:46 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018
Jelsoft Enterprises