WAS RUDOLF OF AUSTRIA, SISSI'S SON, MURDERED AT MAYERLING?
The greatest mysteries of history unveiled
An episode from the series SECRETS OF HISTORY - ENIGMAS
Rudolf of Austria was the Crown Prince of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He died in January 1889 under mysterious circumstances at the Mayerling hunting lodge. His remains were found riddled with bullets.
Was it a suicide organized by Rodolphe and his mistress or the result of a political attack? Rodolphe was bright, unconventional, impulsive and reputedly liberal. Was he threatening powerful interests?