Maria Antonietta

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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 [...]

heels: The Tragic Death

By |2018-10-27T00:04:01+00:00October 27th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Fersen portrait Mature Adult The Swedish Count Axel von Fersen the Younger was almost certainly the great love of the French queen Marie Antoinette. In fact the true nature of their relationship, a topic that has been spilled rivers of ink, in many ways it does not understand and is destined, probably, [...]

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 [...]

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 Face of “Vero” heels

By |2016-12-30T23:49:43+00:00December 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Fersen in the cartoon Lady Oscar What did the "bel heels", wich was (perhaps) the lover of Marie Antoinette? People like me who as a child did not miss an episode of Lady Oscar, It tends to identify with the beautiful animated cardboard boy and finds it difficult to imagine different from it (you see in the picture [...]

The Sad and Lonely Death of Louis XV and the Smallpox Vaccine

By |2016-08-14T02:45:05+00:00July 17th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Portrait of Louis XV. The king died of smallpox in 1774 April 1774: during one of the usual hunting near Versailles which has always devoted their spare time, the old king of France, Louis XV felt ill. After three days spent in bed between moans and shooting pains, i [...]

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 [...]