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Who was Marie Antoinette?

Dana Meachen Rau

Who was Marie Antoinette?

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Kings, queens, rulers,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Queens

  • About the Edition

    Describes the life of Marie Antoinette, including her childhood in Austria, her lavish lifestyle, and the Diamond Necklace Affair.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 106).

    Statementby Dana Meachen Rau ; illustrated by John O"Brien
    SeriesWho was-- ?, Who was--?
    ContributionsO"Brien, John, 1953- illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC137.1 .R38 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 pages
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27194249M
    ISBN 100448483106, 1480692107
    ISBN 109780448483108, 9781480692107
    OCLC/WorldCa922350961


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Austrian-born queen of France whose misfortune was to be the wife of Louis XVI when that monarch was overthrown in the French Revolution ofand whose poor judgment and provocative behavior led to her execution in the name of the variations: Marie-Antoinette.

Born in Vienna, Austria, on November 2.