Marie Antoinette

Queen of France Marie Antoinette Full Name: Marie Antoinette [Maria Antonia Josephina Johanna]
Nationality: Austrian by birth

Profession: Queen of France
Why Famous: Wife to Louis XVI, and followed him to the guillotine. Famous for saying 'Let them eat cake' when told that the peasants had no bread, although the veracity of that is doubted.

Born: November 2, 1755
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Died: October 16, 1793 (aged 37)
Cause of Death: Decapitation

Articles on Marie Antoinette

Married Life

  • 1770-05-16 Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France

Historical Events in the Life of Marie Antoinette

  • 1792-08-13 Revolutionaries imprison French royals, including Marie Antoinette

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