Access to this video is a benefit for WQED members.

Member Sign In

Learn More

Sisi: Austrian Empress

Episode 1

Sisi's sister Nene is to marry Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. Sisi reluctantly travels to Bad Ischl for the engagement, but things do not go to plan.

More Episodes

Passport Icon

Episode 6

After the death of her daughter, Sisi urges Franz to negotiate with Napoleon.

Passport Icon

Episode 5

An assassination attempt on the Emperor makes him desperate for revenge.

Passport Icon

Episode 4

Franz's call to arms against Hungary gets the population riled up against him.

Other Shows You May Enjoy