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Sometimes the past is so complex, diverse or extensive that it needs more than one article. For these cases, we have created series that deal with one topic in several articles.

Louise and Leopold

In 1902, Crown Princess Louise and Archduke Leopold of Austria-Tuscany fled to Switzerland. The siblings sought to escape from their straitjacketed life in the bosom of the Habsburg family. They succeeded, but their lives became a scandal-plagued descent into a normal middle-class existence, and ultimately ended in poverty and loneliness.

The first time...

Swiss Sports History