How old was Marie Antoinette when she married?


How old was Marie Antoinette when she married?

Marie Antoinette's Children:

After marrying Louis-Auguste, the couple had trouble consummating their marriage, until she finally became pregnant in 1777, with their first daughter born in 1778. In 1779, it is reported Marie suffered a miscarriage, and a second child, a son, was not born until 1781. It is believed another miscarriage occurred in 1783, but in 1785, she had another son. Another daughter was born in 1786, but she died in less than a year. Only the oldest daughter made it to old age.

Answer and Explanation:

Marie Antoinette was 14 when she married 15-year-old Louis-Auguste. Marie Antoinette was born on November 2, 1755 in Vienna, and after negotiations...

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Marie Antoinette: History, Life & Fate

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Chapter 11 / Lesson 12

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