Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, 1755-1793

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Dates:
Birth 1755-11-02
Death 1793-10-16
French
French

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Marie Antoinette (b. Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, Nov. 2 1755, Vienna, Austria–d. Oct. 16, 1793, Paris, France) was the last queen of France. The daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, her parents and King Louis XV of France arranged a marrage between her and his grandson, Louis-Auguste, later Louis XVI. They were married May 16, 1770 at Versailles; Marie Antoinette became queen in 1774. Known for her oppulance and lavish spending, she was convicted of high treason during French Revolution and executed on Oct. 16, 1793

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Subjects:

  • France--History--Louis XVI, 1774-1793--Sources

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  • Vienna, 09, AT
  • Paris, A8, FR