Marie Antoinette

Submitted by on Oct 29, 2015

Many present at the court later noted that, despite the hostile behavior of the judges and the audience, who was arrested showed restraint and calm, never trying to cause me to regret the jury. 16 XVI, October 16, 1793 Marie Antoinette, the wife of King Louis XVI, was beheaded in the central square of Paris by the verdict of the Revolutionary Tribunal, who a few days earlier had executed her husband Louis. The Queen was charged with guilt and betrayal of spying for other countries. I. The future queen was born on November 2, 1755 in Vienna, the son of an Austrian Archduchess Maria Theresa and Emperor St. Roman Empire, Francis I. In 1770 it was married to the heir to the French throne, Louis. Despite the bright prospects, Louis was unable to cope with financial problems that faced France. At the same time devotion to the interests of the Queen of Austria has been regarded as very suspicious, it became the French see the cause of many of his misfortunes. Marie Antoinette had a great influence on her husband, and during the years of their married life of the royal court became too detached and distant from ordinary people. (known saying Nevertheless, during the crisis the Queen behaved much more confident and relaxed than her hysterical husband. After July 14, 1789, when a mob stormed the Bastille, Marie Antoinette failed to persuade Louis to move to the time in Merz, but she persuaded King does not agree to the abolition of the feudal system and the reduction of royal privileges. Then Marie Antoinette became the main target of the revolutionary agitators. In October 1789 the royal family was forced to leave Versailles and return to Paris, despite the objective danger to life as monarchs became hostage to the rebellious crowd. Six months later, Marie Antoinette has developed a secret relationship with the Comte de Mirabeau, a member of the National Assembly, who wanted to restore the authority of the monarchy. In April 1791, Mirabeau died and the queen turned to the royalists, who was in exile. On the night of June 20, 1791 the royal family left Paris heading towards gras Nitsa, but on June 25 the King was recognized in the profile minted a gold coin, and returned to Paris. Marie Antoinette was the beginning of a new secret correspondence with Antoine Bernavom, leader of the National Constitutional Assembly. II, He persuaded the king to sign the Constitution of 1791, but instead promised to persuade the emperor Bernal St. Roman Empire Leopold II, brother of Marie Antoinette, start a “counter-revolutionary crusade” against France. But Leopold disagreed. In April 1792, France declared war on Austria. Hatred of the French monarchs continued to rise and ended with the overthrow of the monarchy 10 August 1792. All subsequent time Marie Antoinette with her children held in different prisons of Paris. XVI, Her husband, Louis XVI, was executed in January 1793 and the verdict of the revolutionary tribunal. 14 October 14 before the Revolutionary Tribunal appeared the queen, and two days later the cruel sentence was carried out.
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