Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria
- Category : Notable-Famous-Royal-family
- Type : ME
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 3
Austrian royalty, the ruler of Austria from 1848, a year of national revolutions. He remained popular with the people throughout his 68-year reign. He married Elizabeth of Bavaria on 24 April 1854, a love match that grew cold due to his numerous affairs.
Their only son, Crown Prince Rudolph, committed suicide in a shocking scandal on 31 January 1889. Elizabeth was stabbed to death by an assassin on 10 September 1898.
Franz Joseph died on 21 November 1916 in Vienna, Austria, at 21:05 (9:05 PM), from pneumonia.