Marie Antoinette

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  • Marie Antoinette Essay

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    Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette is possibly one of the most famous French Monarchs. Born an Austrian princess, she because one of the last monarchs to rule the French, Marie Antoinette has had a major impact on French History but, most importantly, the French Revolution. Unfortunately, she isn’t remembered as a great queen or ruler, but because of the way her and her husband died on the guillotine. Marie Antoinette was born on November 2, 1755. Her mother was the Empress Maria Theresa and her

  • The Portrait Of Marie Antoinette

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    artwork I decided to do my research and write about is the portrait of Marie Antoinette with her Children. I found this portrait very interested in me; I am going to give you a brief information on the artist of the artwork. This portrait was by Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lerun and the portrait is oil on canvas, 9’ ½” x 7’5/8”. The portrait was created in 1700 in France. It’s a portrait of a French queen who is Marie Antoinette along with her children as a good mother to her children, but there is

  • Essay on Marie-Antoinette

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    Maria Antonia Josepha Joanna, later known as Marie-Antoinette, was born on 02 November 1755. At 13 years of age, Marie was sent to France to begin her relationship with the Dauphin of France, Louis XVI. In 1770, at the age of 15, she and the Louis XVI were married in Vienna, then taking the throne in 1774. Marie-Antoinette was a young, beautiful, elegant, and graceful queen whose fashion influenced the women of France. She was very proud of where she originated, Hapsburg, and she was very proud

  • Marie Antoinette of Vienna

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    November 2nd, 1755 Marie Antoinette was born, at Hofburg Palace, in Vienna, Austria May 16th, 1770 Marie was married to Dauphin Louis-Auguste. Their Marriage sealed the alliance between France and Austria that was made by Marie Tereasa during the Severn Years War. August 15th, 1774 Marie was given the Gift of Petit Trianon by Louis XVI which was a small château on the grounds of Versailles that she was given to renovate. The château was originally supposed to be for Louis the XV’s mistress, Madame

  • Marie Antoinette : Critique

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    follows the infamous French queen and Austrian expat, Marie Antoinette (played by Kirsten Dunst), as she attempts to acclimate to her husband Louis XVI’s stringent court in the years leading up to the French Revolution. The film opens with Marie, an Austrian princess and the daughter of the Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa traveling to France to marry the dauphin who will one day acquire the illustrious title of King of France. Teenaged Marie finds it difficult to conform to her new role as a French

  • Marie Antoinette Essay

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    Another way that Marie loved to give away the French money was when some radicals from America came. These radicals asked Louie for some aid in the American Revolution. The money borrowed by these radicals was promised to be paid back. Marie thought this idea was a great investment and urged Louie to fund these radicals. Well the radicals won and France saw no money for their help

  • Marie Antoinette Essay

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    Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette was the wife of King Louis XVI of France. She was born in 1755 in France and was the daughter of the Great Emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa of Austria. Because here parents came from two countries at war with each other, their marriage formed a peace treaty. Marie was very spoiled and grew up with an extravagant lifestyle. She herself became the wife of the next heir to the French throne to further keep the peace. The heir was Louis XVI, who was a very dull

  • Social Image Of Marie Antoinette

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    famous queen of France, Marie Antoinette is the major historical figure representing the dawn of the French revolution. Though she was seen as a symbol of the conservative, extravagant royal class, recent studies disagree on this well-known image. Historical fact shows that Marie Antoinette was a virtuous queen and a thoughtful mother who was courageous in the face of death. The current social image of Antoinette is a prejudiced one. Her notoriety is wrongly accused. Antoinette was only a victim of

  • Essay about Marie Antoinette

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    Having once arrived in Versailles, the young and inexperienced Marie Antoinette (as she would be called from now on) easily got into difficulties in a Court full of gossip and intrigue. She was not given by nature to diplomacy and reflection, and in the artificial and pleasure-loving atmosphere of Versailles her personality

  • Biography of Marie Antoinette Essay

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    Biography of Marie Antoinette Born with the name Antonia, Marie Antoinette was born in Vienna, Austria on November 2, 1755. Marie-Antoinette was one of the 16 children of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Empress Maria Theresa, queen of Hungary and Bohemia. She was the youngest and most beautiful daughter of all. Marie Antoinette was brought up believing her destiny was to become queen of France. Marie Antoinette's first child was Marie Therese Charlotte(Madame Royale). Unpopular Queen Marie Antoinette