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From Vienna to Paris
Known to history as Queen Marie Antoinette of France was born an Archduchess of Austria and later became Queen of France. She was married to Louis-Auguste, Dauphin of France, the future Louis XVI, and the mother of four royal children. Marie Antoinette is perhaps best remembered for her legendary extravagance and for her death when she was executed by guillotine during the Reign of Terror.
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Her Children

Her Children

Her greatest roll in life was that
of being a mother to four children: Maria Theresa Charles, Louis Joseph, Louis Charles, and Sophie Helene Beatrix.


Her Family

Her Family

Her family played an important roll in her life, reminding her of the noble family that she came from and their responsibilities to the people they served.

The Players

The Players

These were the individuals that played an important roll in the daily life of the Queen of France, creating happy moments and utter chaos as well.
The Realm and Stage

The Realm and Stage

Here are the places where she lived, interacted with courtiers, family, and friends, sometimes as a Queen, a mother, and other times as a captive.
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