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Marie Antoinette

1755 - 1793

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Marie Antoinette (; French: [maʁi ɑ̃twanɛt] (listen); Marie Antoinette Josèphe Jeanne; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last queen of France before 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 24,036,954 page views. Her biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Marie Antoinette is the 3rd most popular nobleman, the 6th most popular biography from Austria 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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Among noblemen, Marie Antoinette ranks 3 out of 842Before her are Elizabeth II and Henry VIII of England. After her are Ramesses II, Ragnar Lodbrok, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Margrethe II of Denmark, Akihito, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and William the Conqueror.

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

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Marie Antoinette ranks 6 out of 1,237Before her are Adolf Hitler (1889), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Franz Kafka (1883), Franz Schubert (1797), and Joseph Haydn (1732). After her are Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947).

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