|SPORTSMAN, RUNNING RIDER (GREECE)|
BORN 1850, Constantinopel - DIED 24 Nov 1914, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Payerbach, Niederösterreich: Ortfriedhof, Friedhofstrasse
Brother of Helena Vetsera and uncle of Mary Vetsera. In 1874 he was introduced to the empress Elisabeth of Austria in England and in 1876 his horse Kisbér won the Derby of England and a few weeks later also the Grand Prix of Paris.
He was present at the secret burial of Mary in Heiligenkreuz after she was found death together with crown prince Rudolph of Austria at Mayerling. After his death stories went round that he might have killed Rudolf in an attempt to get Mary away from him.
is brother/sister of Baltazzi, Helena, Baroness Vetsera
is uncle/aunt of Vetsera, Mary
Swistun, Hermann, Mary Vetsera, Gefährtin für den Tod, Ueberreuter, Wien, 1999