Pauline Metternich-Sandor de

   princess, countess Sandor of Slavnicza, (*25.february 1836 Wien †28.september 1921 Wien). Possible moust known and outstanding Viennese and Parisian aristocratin of her time. Was famous with her intellect, musical aptitude, charm, chickness. Was for example too promoterin work of misical composers Richard Wagner and  Bedřich Smetana in the foreign countries.
Princess Pauline Metternich - Sandor. Author Franz Xaver Winterhalter year 1860. Pauline princess Metternich - Sandor was born in a famous Hungarian family Sandor de Szlavnicza. Her father Móricz Count Sandor de Szlavnicza was in Austrian Empire famous rider, athlete and horse breeder. Her mother Leontine Princess Metternich, was the daughter of Austrian chancellor Lothar Clemens Metternich. Princess Pauline spent the grandfather\'s part of my childhood. 

Metternich Sandor Kynžvart  

Castle Kynžvart summer residence of the Austrian chancellor Lothar Clemens Metternich

Pauline in the year 1856 maried to Richard prince Metternich, son of chancellor Metternich (was not only husband and wife, but too uncle and neter). Marriage was harmonic (too opposited occasional lovered fly of prince), to have three daughters Sophie, Pascaline and Clementine. Princess Pauline accompanyd to husband, was Austrian diplomat, to his diplomatic stays for the Saxon royal court in Dresden, late to Empire court to Paris. In the Paris husband and wife spent eleven surfeit successful years (1859-1870). Here a princess Pauline the girlfriend with French empress Eugénia, was too her intimate confidantin. Princess Pauline was devoted promoter culture, societal life and charity. In the Wien and Paris determined fashion and style. To Paris and later Bohemia (regularly knock around in the palast Plasy next Plzeň) bring at that time unknown sport - ice skate. Installed style smoke cheroots and pipe in salons neatly lady\'s society. Exchanged correspondence with the music composers (eg, Wagner, Liszt, Gounod, Saint-Saëns and others), with writers (Prosper Mérimée, Alexandre Dumas or older). Her admirer and friend was too Wolgang Johann Goethe. She was founder and patroness of literary salons in Europe and famous music festivals and exhibitions of flowers in Vienna. For Metternich action in Paris to become propagator musical works, Richard Wagner and later Bedřich Smetana. She said the high aristocracy in Vienna Rothschild family, too Sina. With the support of a financially strong layer of huge events organized by the princess for deprived layers. She was a member of almost all charities, and also in the still young Red Cross (Red Cross in Hungary founded her relatives (1) Imre Ivánka May 16, 1881 in Budapest), was chaired and organized their work without rest. This way to gather large amounts of funding. Founded and participated in the Haig high society on a voluntary service in nursing the sick and wounded soldiers and to charities for the benefit of wounded and orphans during 1.World.war. As child observer revolution was in the year 1848 in Vienna. Lived in Paris the French civil war beginning in the year 1870. Empress Eugénia even accompanied on its way to exile in Britain. Death in the year 1921 in Vienna. Was observer glorys and fall of the French and the Austrian Empire. In the first years after 1st World war became a living symbol of the two lost worlds and tragic end of their entire social class, including the famous familys Sandor of Szlavnicza. Her most famous portrait created by French impressionistic painter Edgar Degas. Work is now located in the National Gallery in London.
Princess Pauline was a major cultural godmother and filantropin of its time. For example, love of composers Richard Wagner (the one devoted to his piano pieces) and Ferencz Liszt and financially support them. (To musical composer Ferencz Liszt supported too family Csúzy. Another whose finance supported family Csúzy was famous Czech historiographer František Palacký and musical composer Franz Schubert). Pauline shift premiére introduced of Wagner opera Tannhäuser in Paris the year 1861. Production was not successful and the failure of the Paris Tannhäuser entered into the history of opera as one of bigest musical failures of 19 cenury. Continue, but Richard Wagner supported. Supported and protežovala too musical composer Bedrich Smetana. In the 90 century to 19 years unsuccessfully sought entry the ♫ opera the Bartered Bride of Smetana in the Paris. Thanks to visit between Paris and Vienna, she Princess Metternich - Sandor as a significant cultural and politicle mediator between those two companies (whatever it was about music, sports or political views, which the princess interested). 
She wrote two books of memoirs, is not suis pas jolie, je suis pire (I\'m not beautiful, I\'m worse), the last edition added notes Georges Poisson. Attention it deserves further work. In memory Gesehenes, geschehenes, erlebtes (I saw an event that became) deals with his childhood and personality Chancellor Metternich. The second book of memories Éclairs du passé 1859-1871 (flashbacks), the theme deals with the French imperial court at the time of its existence in Paris.
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Books went out after her dead at the beginning of the 20th years of 20.century. Ten years after her dead is to maintain her deep respect and thanks to the oral administration of the company purposefully to the edge of the last block of her family.  Author\'s own grand mother Maria Ondrejkovič born Turba, as child talked about his famous aunt. Was it to family for extra dangerous not only of representatives of the former regime. To illustrate the current social situation too author states typicle fact. When he was interested in his family for the documents to the competent public officer giant, literally: How is it ever live? What do you want to, all documents family documents you have! How is it that ever live! Similarly the matrix offices cenzurovali substantial part family data in the officially certified copies of documents on which the author asked. Acted unlawfully so, despite his complaints.    
Princess Pauline Metternich - Sandor de Szlavnicza. Autor Eugene Boudin year 1865.
Daughters of prince Richard Metternich and princess Pauline Metternich Sandor was :  Sophie Marie Antoinette Leontine Melanie Julie (*1857 †1941),  Antoinette Pascalina (*1862 †1890), Clementine Marie Melanie Sophie Leontine Crescentia (*1870 †1963). In 1944 the family received Metternich-Sandor family relationship to the Rothschild family (but too with family Oppenheim) through family Ondrejkovics-Sandor marriage and the family member with her granddaughter of Charlotte Büchler and daughter of Julia Stiglitz.    
Plasy Palace (former convent) Metternich family next Pilsen, where he often stayed Princess Pauline Metternich-Sandor. 
Coat of arms of vicecomes Sandor de Szlavnicza its headquarters in Trencin. In the nearby spa Trenčianske Teplice is the most important member of the genus Princess Pauline Metternich - Sandor often been treated. In 1948 there was Trencin complicity of government to spoofing Family Elizabeth wife of Captain Aladár II. Ondrejkovič-Sandor de Szlavnicza, a direct descendant of the genus Sandor de Szlavnicza. Were damaged by the law and their four children. After 1953, though this scandalous proceedings it became clear the matter has been referred to the legal situation, but the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Interior haunt the family until 1989 in order to conserve and protect the lawless state actors fraud.

Gravestones of District notary Stefan I. Ondrejkovič and his mother in law Lady Maria Sandor de Szlavnicza genus Marko Marko.

The castle and manor Tematín gave ruler in 1638 in advance Joanes baron Rottal and siblings who have a family relationship with the family Sandor de Szlavnicza oi through Catherine (Kata) baroness Rottal, wife of Ferenc (Franciscus) I. Sandor de Szlavnicza. Joanes Rottal released part of the property Tematín Stephan (István), Count Csáky and his wife Eve, Countess Forgách. Suzane von Rottal (sister of Catherine von Rottal and daughter of Maria Felicitas Thurzo) its share of leased the year of our Lord 1653 to George (Georgius) Freiherr Berényi of which were family relations oi over family Sandor de Szlavnicza, Szluha and Nyári. In 1658 the owner of Tematín become Bercsényi genus, which also acquired possessions in Brunovce. For Tematín was born in 1665 Miklós (Mikolaus) Bercsényi †1725 captain of the Francis (Franciscus) II. Prince Rákóczi. Nicholas Bercsényi was family ties with Count Csaky also by his wife Christine Csáky. Stephan II. Csaky holder Tematín, confiscated property for their participation in the uprising Imre (Imre) Thököly in 1684 † 1705th The document on the division of the estate Tematin 1687 are registered as users of the castle Gasparus IV Sandor de Szlavnicza (Kuruc envoy at the court of the French King Louis XIV of France Bourbon) and his wife Erzsebet Thököly. In 1704 it received from a financial contribution to his regiment count Simon Forgách. Amount contributed his brother vicecomes Nitra County Adalbert Sandor de Szlavnicza. Most of the castle and estate owned genus Bercsényi who started the construction of the manor house in Brunovce. Nicholas Bercsényi during the uprising of Francis II. Rákoczi gave fix Castle.  

Helena Zrinski (Ilona Zrínyi) *1643 Ozalj, Croatia †1703 Nicomedia, Turkey. In 1666 married Francis II Rákóczi. Had children with him: Georgius (died as a child), Juliana and known Francis II. Rákoczi. After her husband\'s death followed the report of Rákoczi property Regec, Makovca and Mukachevo. In 1682 married leader Habsburg uprising Imre Thököly. Actively involved in the uprising and insurgent bastion of defense of the castle poppy in Zborov. Famous for the defense of the castle Mukachevo, before the imperial army defended it three years. After the betrayal of the Secretary to the superiority of the imperial army was October 14, 1688 the castle was conquered and razed. She was interned in Uršulín monastery in Vienna. After three years it Imre Thököly in exchange for captured General Donat Heisler. She lived 12 years with her husband in the Turkish exile until his death. Her remains were moved in 1906 to Kosice. Buried is the son of Francis II. Rákoczi in the crypt of the Cathedral of St. Elizabeth.    

Blumencorso the Prater - in main avenue in 1900  (1). Pauline Princess Metternich née Countess Sandor *25th February 1836 †Vienna 18th September 1921, she founded the too literary salon in Vienna. She was a niece of the wife of the Austrian ambassador Richard Prince Klemens Metternich, played an important role in the socio life in Dresden, Paris, and from 1870 in Vienna, where she founded the fashionable salon. Already in the year 1886 organized an exhibition of flowers and iniciated Blumencorso the Prater-Hauptallee. Dom -, the Court - and the state chancellor Klemens Wenzel Lothar von Metternich, known for its organization of the Holy Alliance, its Metternich system and demagogy, which for a long period the Austrian monarchy provide data undeserved prosperity, was her grandfather and uncle.


NAME Metternich-Sándor, Pauline Princess
KURZBESCHREIBUNG begründete einen literarischen Salon in Wien
GEBURTSDATUM 25. Februar 1836
STERBEDATUM 18. September1921

Móricz Count Sandor de Szlavnicza *Buda 23.05.1805 †Wien 23.02.1878, father of Princess Pauline Metternich von Winneburg Countess  Sandor von Szlavnicza

Grandsons and gradughters of Mylady Anna Sandor de Szlavnicza and her husband District notary in Dolné Držkovce and Šimonovany Stephen I. Ondrejkovič. From the left in the photo next Lieutenant Colonel Aladár II. Ondrejkovič, Editka married Vrbacká, next clerk firm Thonet Mundus and director of the furniture factories in Bratislava Tibor Ondrejkovič and Magda married Suchánková

Pardubice in the year 1936. 8th Dragoon Regiment St. Wenceslaus in Pardubice, cavalry sergeant aspirant, later Lt. Colonel tank Aladár II. Ondrejkovič Freiherr Sandor de Szlavnicza.

Soloist tenor of the Opera of State Theatre in Košice Karol Ondrejkovič created in its own opera stages in seasons 1946 and 1952, among others Vašek character in the opera "The Bartered Bride" of Bedrich Smetana and Gamekeeper in 1948 in "Rusalka" of Antonín Dvořák. Princess Pauline Metternich - Sandor financially supported and favored the composer Bedrich Smetana, late 19th century without success sought putting his opera ♫ The Bartered Bride in Paris.   

Soloist, tenor Operetta of the SĽD Theatre in Nitra in the years 1939-45 and soloist tenor of the Opera of the State Theatre in Košice in the years 1945-1960 Karol Ondrejkovič. Even soloist, tenor of the Z. Nejedly Theatre in Opava in the years 1946 - 1951 Belo Turba The local opera created in the years 1946 to 1951 a series of characters, among which was Jeník "The Bartered Bride" of Bedřich Smetana and prince "Rusalka" of Antonín Dvořák.    

Notes: Blumencorso the Prater - the Main avenue in the 1900  (1). The Princess Pauline Metternich nee Countess Sandor in 1886 organized the first exhibition of flowers and iniciated Blumencorso the Prater-Hauptallee; (1) Pauline Metternich Sandor was related to the family, inter alia, through Ivanka Esther, the mother of the Trencin Comitatus Jurassor Stephanus Sandor de Szlavnicza, the father of Anna Sandor de Szlavnicza ; Soloist the State Opera in Košice Karol Ondrejkovič created a series of opera characters: Vasek (The Bartered Bride, 1946, 1952), Gamekeeper (Rusalka 1948), Monostatos (The Magic Flute in 1949) ...Soloist of Z. Nejedly Theatre in the Opava (1946 - 1951) Belo Turba, the local opera has created a series of characters: Jeník (The Bartered Bride), Prince (Rusalka) ...;  

Sources: Literature Neue Deutsche Biographie Deutsche Bd.17, S. 223 Family data * 236, 243 f. ; Mária Turba; District Archives Nitra, Ivanka next Nitra ; Archives of the DÚ ; Peter Múčka ; Encyclopedia Dramatic Arts Slovakia M - Ž of the year 1990 ;

♫ Richard Wagner - Tannhauser "Pilgrim\'s Chorus" - Bayreuth ; Demon knight 1943 tejles ;  Virtual tour Castle Kynžvart - Spa Kynžvart - Carlsbad Region  ; Mill Pond - Castle Kynžvart   ;   ♫  Lucia Popp "If I were such a thing" The Bartered Bride ; .   



Updated: 08.04.2020