What did Marie Antoinette accomplish?


What did Marie Antoinette accomplish?

"Let Them Eat Cake!":

Often quoted as famously saying, "let them eat cake," in response to the starving peasant population left without any bread, French queen Marie Antoinette is unlikely to have actually said this. The phrase was found in books which predated her time as queen.

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Marie Antoinette married Louis Auguste, who became the king of France in 1774. She was queen from 1774 until 1792. Marie Antoinette became infamous...

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Marie Antoinette: History, Life & Fate

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Chapter 11 / Lesson 12

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