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1755, Nov 21793, Oct 16
the last Queen of France before the French Revolution. She was born an Archduchess of Austria, and was the fifteenth and second youngest child of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. In April 1770, upon her marriage to Louis-Auguste, heir apparent to the French throne, she became Dauphine of France. On 10 May 1774, when her husband ascended the throne as Louis XVI, she assumed the title Queen of France and Navarre, which she held until September 1791, when, as the French Revolution proceeded, she became Queen of the French, a title she held until 21 September 1792.
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05/16/1770-Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France
08/13/1792-Revolutionaries imprison French royal family, including Marie Antoinette
10/16/1793-Marie Antoinette is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution
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