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Many rumors have grown up about the idiosyncratic personality and the depression of Empress Elisabeth, better known to many as Sisi or Sissi – this is where the spirits argue. Difficulties in adjusting at court are reported as well as possible affairs or their urge for freedom. Perhaps all of this has a bit to do with her diet of meat broth and cocaine, which she regularly injected as a popular drug at the time.

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