Marie Antoinette

1755 - 1793

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Marie Antoinette Josèphe Jeanne (; French: [maʁi ɑ̃twanɛt] (listen); née Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 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 18,600,910 page views. Her biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Marie Antoinette is the 3rd most popular nobleman (up from 4th in 2019), 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 843Before her are Elizabeth II and Ragnar Lodbrok. After her are Ramesses II, Henry VIII of England, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Margrethe II of Denmark, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Lucrezia Borgia, and Akihito.

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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, Paul Barras, James Parkinson, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, François Joseph Lefebvre, and Jan Henryk Dąbrowski. Among people deceased in 1793, Marie Antoinette ranks 2Before her is Louis XVI of France. After her are Jean-Paul Marat, Olympe de Gouges, Madame du Barry, Charlotte Corday, Carlo Goldoni, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, Madame Roland, Jean Sylvain Bailly, and Francesco Guardi.

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Among people born in Austria, Marie Antoinette ranks 6 out of 1,075Before her are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Adolf Hitler (1889), Franz Kafka (1883), Joseph Haydn (1732), and Franz Schubert (1797). After her are Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741).

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