Emperor Franz Joseph • Austria

Emperor Franz Joseph: 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of his death

Emperor Franz Joseph died in Schönbrunn Palace on 21 November 1916. The 100th anniversary of the death of the longest-serving Habsburg emperor will be marked in 2016 by a number of exhibitions that will show interesting and so well known aspect of his life and reign.
A short overview:

16 March – 27 November 2016

Schönbrunn Palace –  People and Ruler: The focus here is on Franz Joseph as a person

Imperial Coach Collection –  Prestige & Modesty: Carriages and clothing

Imperial Furniture Collection – Party & Everyday Life

Opening hours for the duration of the exhibition:
Schönbrunn Palace & Imperial Coach Collection, daily 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Imperial Furniture Collection & Niederweiden Palace, daily 10.00 am – 6.00 pm

11 March – 27 November 2016
Ceremonial room of the Austrian National Library

A selection from more than 10,000 photographs, artworks and documents on the life of Franz Joseph.

July 1 – December 11, 2016
Upper Belvedere Palace –  works aquired during the reign of Franz Joseph