How many children did Marie Antoinette have?


How many children did Marie Antoinette have?

Influence on King Louis XVI:

In the early reign of King Louis XVI, the king predominantly ignored the advice of his wife, Marie Antoinette, for the first five years, but in 1789, she took on a more active role in advising her husband, when she got the French to intercede in her brother's claims to the throne of Bavaria by mediating a treaty to end the War of Bavarian Succession. After the French mediators ended the war, the French population grew even more leery of Queen Marie Antoinette, as the French mediation aided Austria in gaining territory at the expense of the French.

Answer and Explanation:

Marie Antoinette had four children. In 1770, Marie Antoinette married Louis-Auguste, and over the course of their marriage, Marie Antoinette became...

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Marie Antoinette: History, Life & Fate

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Chapter 11 / Lesson 12

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