Last Letter of Marie Antoinette before the Gallows: Text and Curiosity

By |2019-04-12T01:02:28+00:00April 12th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Last letter from Marie Antoinette (original text) The last letter of Marie Antoinette, written by the former queen of France just hours before climbing the steps of the guillotine, It is kept in the National Archives of the Hotel de Soubise. The document, as well as poignant, It is crucial to understand the character of its author. It deals with, in [...]

Marie Antoinette and Fersen: Tragic End of a Love

By |2018-10-28T01:27:31+00:00October 28th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Fersen and Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette and Fersen loved? Or theirs was only a deep friendship, cemented by intense esteem and deep mutual respect? The true nature of their relationship, it certainly was solid and lasting, it is intended, for obvious reasons, to remain a mystery. According to some historians, the Queen of [...]

Trial of Marie Antoinette: l'(Absurd) Accusation of Incest

By |2017-02-18T00:18:33+00:00February 18th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Maria Antonietta defends himself during his trial The trial that the former French queen Marie Antoinette suffered in 1793 fu farce, like most of those held during the French Revolution, all, from the beginning, outcome for granted, namely the death sentence of the accused. During the hearings the woman [...]

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 [...]

Marie Antoinette by David View

By |2016-04-07T18:12:46+00:00April 6th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

The famous Jacques-Louis David design that portrays Marie Antoinette to the guillotine What you can see in the photo, It is one of the most celebrated designs of History, namely the sketch in pen executed by Jacques-Louis David in the late morning 16 October 1793, precisely when the cart went the condemned slow [...]

“Maria Antonietta” (1938), one of the most beautiful film about the Queen of France (with Video)

By |2016-03-04T01:44:08+00:00March 4th, 2016|Cinema-TV-Show, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Norma Shearer in "Maria Antonietta", 1938 Although now a bit 'dated (1938), "Maria Antonietta" di W.S.Van Dike II, is still today one of the most famous and beautiful film dedicated to the unfortunate Queen of France guillotined during the French Revolution. of film, strictly black and white, two aspects, probably, affect above all [...]

Execution of Marie Antoinette in the film 1938 (with Video)

By |2018-10-26T02:54:06+00:00March 4th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Norma Shearer plays Marie Antoinette in the film of the 1938 In the video (da I've added to the bottom of the post you can see the final scene of the famous movie 1938 Maria Antonietta, the execution of the former Queen of France, interpreted by Norma Shearer, Oscar nomination for the role. Despite the undisputed value of the film and [...]

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, where briefly reconstruct the last hours of life [...]

Forced Diet for Marie Antoinette and his Entourage

By |2018-10-27T02:34:45+00:00January 27th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Modern history|

One pasture to cut. A meal of dishes and exotic spices, He costs to Marie Antoinette and other noble few days of forced diet Although the queen Marie Antoinette ate her little (, occasionally he liked to experiment with new tastes and know the taste of food from foreign countries, also [...]

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 [...]