/Tag: Louis XVI

The Day of Louis XVI

By |2018-01-15T23:42:04+00:00January 15th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis XVI in a movie. The day the king divided his time between commitments and passions How to spend the day Louis XVI? Among many commitments course, but without neglecting their own passions, many who were. Firstly forget the type of despot and authoritarian monarch always ready to operate on the right and lacks strong [...]

The dead (Vera or Presumptive?) di Louis Charles, Son Of Marie Antoinette

By |2017-02-17T20:03:38+00:00February 16th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis Charles of Bourbon prisoner to the Temple When and how he died Charles Louis de Bourbon, son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, rightful heir to the French throne? The fate of the prince, known as the "child of the Temple", It is one of the greatest enigmas of the past two centuries. Certainly we know that [...]

The Blacksmith it betrayed Louis XVI

By |2018-10-16T23:52:40+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis XVI ordered the blacksmith Francois Gamain the construction of the famous "Iron Wardrobe" Louis XVI (1754-1793) nourished, as known, a great passion for the manufacture of iron, in which he himself deeply involved, apparently with some success, every time that institutional commitments allowed him. The king had learned the secrets [...]

Marie Antoinette and the Hunt

By |2016-04-27T00:47:48+00:00April 27th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Marie Antoinette hunting Hunting, especially that the fox, It was one of the favorite activities of sovereigns and aristocrats in past centuries; the young King of France, Louis XVI felt towards this discipline a passion even immeasurable, so as not to give up his daily hunt for no reason at all, careless [...]

Paris, 1783: The launch of the Hot Air Balloon

By |2016-02-12T01:38:22+00:00February 12th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The balloon in Paris in 1783 The brothers Joseph Michel and Jacques Etienne Montgolfier were the inventors of the balloon that works with hot air and from them is called ballooning. But how things went? The two inventors were able to obtain the then French King Louis XVI for permission to test [...]

The Scandal of the Diamond Necklace

By |2016-02-09T02:00:27+00:00February 9th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Copy the precious diamond necklace that was the subject of scandal The "of diamond necklace scandal", which resulted in a well-known process which took place in 1786, He came to overwhelm the already shaky reputation of the French queen Marie Antoinette, although in reality it was just an incredible conspiracy hatched by characters [...]

The Final Hours of Marie Antoinette

By |2016-02-08T23:05:55+00:00February 8th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The last hours of Marie Antoinette in a painting Since the post on Queen Marie Antoinette always a great success and are among the most widely read History of Pills, I add to those already written an old article I did for the site notizie.it, where briefly reconstruct the last hours of life [...]

The link “Strong and Affectionate” Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI

By |2016-02-02T00:15:37+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI (from a movie) The relationship between the Austrian Archduchess Marie Antoinette and the Dauphin of France, Louis XVI, It was the typical combined political marriage for reasons of state, a fact quite usual in the eighteenth century among the great reigning European dynasties. The wedding day, celebrated the 16 May [...]

The rivalry between Marie Antoinette and Madame Du Barry

By |2016-01-25T22:45:34+00:00January 25th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Kirsten Dunst Marie Antoinette film "Marie Antoinette" In the last years of the reign of Louis XV, The court of Versailles was animated by the rivalry, all female, between the two leading ladies of France: Maria Antonietta, future queen and wife of Louis XVI, e Madame Du Barry, favored last in order of time [...]

Hot Chocolate before the gallows for Marie Antoinette

By |2018-10-27T19:17:09+00:00January 19th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Modern history|

The girl with chocolate (a painting of '700). Marie Antoinette of Austria, shortly before being guillotined the 16 October 1793, He asked and got one last cup of hot chocolate Marie Antoinette of Austria, which in truth always he showed tastes pretty sober at the table, he allowed himself as the only luxury for the palate, chocolate [...]