Marie Antoinette

1755 - 1793

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Marie Antoinette (; French: [maʁi ɑ̃twanɛt] ; Marie Antoinette Josèphe Jeanne; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last queen of France prior to the French Revolution. She was born an archduchess of Austria, and was the penultimate child and youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Emperor Francis I. She became dauphine of France in May 1770 at age 14 upon her marriage to Louis-Auguste, heir apparent to the French throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie Antoinette has received more than 27,870,943 page views. Her biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Marie Antoinette is the most popular nobleman (up from 3rd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Austria (up from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Nobleman.

Marie Antoinette was the Queen of France during the eighteenth century. She is most famous for her extravagant lifestyle and for being guillotined in 1793.

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Over the past year Marie Antoinette has had the most page views in the with 3,848,557 views, followed by Spanish (942,608), and German (805,348). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Telugu (58,883.17%), (22,297.79%), and Welsh (9,913.30%)


Among noblemen, Marie Antoinette ranks 1 out of 1,415After her are Elizabeth II, Catherine the Great, Ramesses II, Henry VIII of England, Ragnar Lodbrok, Margrethe II of Denmark, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Akihito, and Lucrezia Borgia.

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Among people born in 1755, Marie Antoinette ranks 1After her are Louis XVIII of France, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Paul Barras, Axel von Fersen the Younger, Alexander Hamilton, Samuel Hahnemann, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, James Parkinson, and Giovanni Battista Viotti. Among people deceased in 1793, Marie Antoinette ranks 1After her are Louis XVI of France, Madame du Barry, Jean-Paul Marat, Carlo Goldoni, Olympe de Gouges, Charlotte Corday, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, Francesco Guardi, Madame Roland, and Jacques Pierre Brissot.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Marie Antoinette ranks 3 out of 1,424Before her are Adolf Hitler (1889), and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756). After her are Maria Theresa (1717), Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), and Stefan Zweig (1881).

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