In 1911, she married Charles of Austria.
Own picture of the Volksgarten in Vienna (Wien) in Austria
Wedding of Charles I of Austria and Zita - Source: Wikipedia
They had 8 children:
1/ Otto of Austria;
2/ Archduchess Adelheid;
3/ Archduke Robert (father of Prince Lorenz (husband of Princess Astrid of Belgium));
4/ Archduke Felix;
5/ Archduke Carl Ludwig;
6/ Archduke Rudolf;
7/ Archduchess Charlotte;
8/ Archduchess Elisabeth.
In 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand (nephew and heir of Franz Joseph,
Emperor of Austria) and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were assassinated
in Sarajevo. Charles I (husband of Zita) became heir to the throne of the
In 1916, Franz-Joseph (husband of Elisabeth of Austria (Sisi)) died.
After the death of Franz Joseph, Charles I succeeded the throne.
Zita became Empress of Austria,Queen of Hungary and Croatia and
Queen of Bohemia.
In 1918, after the first World War, Charles I was forced to abdicate
(Austria was proclaimed as a Republic).
The family was exiled. They lived in several countries through Europe, the
United States of America and Canada.
Charles I died in 1922 in Madeira (Portugal).
Zita died in 1989 in Switzerland.