Maria Antoinette

1755–1793
Civilization: European — Paris
   Field of Renown:  heroine — Queen Consort
Era:  Revolution

Extravagant Queen of France. Beheaded during French Revolution.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Marie Antoinette  in  Stories from French History  by  Lena Dalkeith
French Revolution  in  France: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Marie Antoinette  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Flight of the Royal Family  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Marie Antoinette Is Executed  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Diamond Necklace  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Flight of the King  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Flight to Varennes  in  Brave Men and Brave Deeds  by  M. B. Synge
Marie Antoinette  in  The Struggle for Sea Power  by  M. B. Synge


Image Links


Without a word, Marie Antoinette went to the little balcony ouside the apartment and stood there in full sight of the angry people.
 in Stories from French History

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, in Prison
 in The Hanoverians

The young king and queen fell on their knees and asked God to help them.
 in  Stories of the French Revolution

The queen putting the red cap on her little son's head.
 in  Stories of the French Revolution

The king's farewell meeting with his family.
 in  Stories of the French Revolution

Marie Antoinette being prepared for execution.
 in  Stories of the French Revolution

Marie Antoinette and her Children
 in Historical Tales: French

The Flight to Varennes
 in Brave Men and Brave Deeds