Marie Antoinette Gorgeous White Gown - Ephemera - Print - Printable
DID YOU KNOW:
Marie Antoinette was born an Austrian princess.
Born in Vienna, Austria, in 1755 She was beheaded October 16, 1793 in Paris.
She was only 14 years old when she married the future Louis XVI. "14 years old" OMG!
To seal the newfound alliance between longtime enemies Austria and France the Austrian monarchs offered the hand of their youngest daughter to the heir apparent to the French throne, Dauphin Louis-Auguste. On May 7, 1770, the 14-year-old royal bride was delivered to the Palace of Versailles. The day after Marie Antoinette met the 15-year-old future king of France.