Habsburg Wedding in Bad Ischl

The great-great-granddaughter of Emperor Franz Josef, Countess Magdalena Maria Sophie of Habsburg-Lothringen and Sebastian Bergmann tied the   knot on Saturday  19.07.2014 in Bad Ischl.

Bright blue sky and a summer day like a picture book – in a word, glorious weather in Bad Ischl. How could it well be otherwise when the great-granddaughter of Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Sisi occurs before the altar. Saturday afternoon, Countess Magdalena of Habsburg-Lothringen  and her fiance, the lawyer Sebastian Bergmann (30) in the parish church of St. Nicholas tied the knot.
Invited were not only many family members of the House of Habsburg, but also aristocratic guests from all over Europe, including even a real Sir from Scotland who appeared in style in a kilt. The other men wore Cut or dark suit, ladies elegant dresses and hats in all sizes, shapes and colors. The bride herself wore the wedding dress of her mother, a long, high-necked lace dress with a short train, to a simple veil and a delicate tiara on her head. The long hair was tied in a bun, were braided into the small white roses.
Great was the rejoicing even in the many onlookers, as the bride and groom after the wedding ceremony came beaming out of the church. At the latest, when the newlyweds Having called on fans (“And what about a Busserl?”) Gave two little kisses, not just the ladies were taken.
Following the ceremony, the couple rode in a carriage – flanked by mounted regiment of soldiers from Hungary, Slovenia and Austria – to the Kaiservill to a festive reception, where, among other things, duck liver terrine, chanterelle tartare and Zander fillet were served. For dessert there was a piece of the seven-story wedding cake, which – had been baked by the K + K Hofkonditorei Zauner – of course.

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