You can find out facts, which you probably didn’t know before about the park, the castle, its history and local inhabitants.
|Did you know that...|
|In the beginning of 20th century, archduke Ferdinand with his wife Zofia – successors of the Austrian-Hungarian monarchy, dead-shot in 1914 in Sarajevo – attended the autumn hunts, organized by princess Stephanie every year.|
|Princess Stephanie introduced the Spanish etiquette in the castle of Rusovce, she herself changed her clothes 3 times a day and always was in gala dress on the dinners.|
Among others, Rusovce castle was visited by:
- Bertha von Suttner – Nobel prize holder for peace in 1905,
- Leopold Berchtold – former Foreign Affairs Minister of Franc Joseph, which issued an ultimatum to Serbia, what was the beginning of the World War I,
- czar Ferdinand – former czar of Bolgaria,
- emperor Charles – the last emperor after Franc Joseph II.
|Father of Maria Terezia, emperor Charles, came regularly to the park of Rusovce for hunts.|
|Michal Zichy and Franz Liszt were regularly meeting in Rusovce. Franz Liszt was influenced by the park of Rusovce and composed 3-part secular oratorio "Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe".|
|Count Zeppelin visited owners of the castle on the 2nd of January, 1908.|