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.
- 1770-05-16 Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France
- 1792-08-13 Revolutionaries imprison French royals, including Marie Antoinette