Marie Antoinette of France

2 Nov 1755 - 16 Oct 1793

Marie Antoinette of France (Marie Antoinette Josephe Jeanne) (1755-1793) was born 2 Nov. 1755 in Vienna, Austria. She was the daughter of Francis Stephen and Maria Teresa. She married Louis XVI on 19 Apr. 1770, and they had four children. She died 16 Oct. 1793 in Paris, France. She was one of the eminent women for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

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