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Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria

Prince Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria

Full Name: Rudolf Franz Karl Joseph
Profession: Prince

Nationality:
Austria
Austrian

Born: August 21, 1858
Birthplace: Schloss Laxenburg, Laxenburg, Lower Austria, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Star Sign: Leo

Died: January 30, 1889 (aged 30)
Cause of Death: Committed suicide in an apparent suicide pact with his mistress, Mary Freiin von Vetsera, at the Mayerling hunting lodge

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  • 1889-01-30 Archduke Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian crown, is found dead with his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera in Mayerling in an apparent suicide pact

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