I was a queen and you took away my crown. The phrase was first attributed to marie antoinette in 1789 supposedly having been uttered during one of the famines in france during the reign of her husband king louis xvi.
Hans axel von fersen.
Marie antoinette quotes in french. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. A wife and you killed my husband. She had met a swedish soldier named hans axel von fersen in january 1774 at a ball in paris when they were both 18.
Marie antoinette in court dress. Farewell my queen les adieux à la reine in french is a 2012 french movie directed by benoît jacquot about the final days of the french court as seen through the eyes of a servant named sidonie laborde. At some point around 1789 when being told that her french subjects had no bread marie antoinette bride of france s king louis xvi supposedly.
My blood alone remains. Take it but do not make me suffer long. Quotations by marie antoinette french royalty born november 2 1755.
A french writer named jean baptiste alphonse karr reported finding the quote let them eat cake in a book from 1760 when marie antoinette was just five years old. Enjoy the best marie antoinette quotes at brainyquote. A mother and you deprived me of my children.
It is said that she instantly became attracted to him. Dreams weigh nothing kathryn lasky marie antoinette. 50 marie antoinette quotes from the misunderstood queen of france 1.
Marie antoinette was involved in numerous scandals leading up to the french revolution. It s one of the most famous quotes in history. Share with your friends.
Maria antonia josepha johanna popularly known as marie antoinette. Marie antoinette is played by diana kruger who i actually had no idea spoke french before seeing the movie and sidonie is played by the celebrated french actress léa seydoux. 8 top marie antoinette quotes.
A collection of quotes and thoughts by marie antoinette on cake boredom princess dreams queen attributed history revolution france humor and rich. Although anti monarchists never cited the anecdote during the french revolution it acquired great symbolic importance in subsequent historical accounts when pro revolutionary commentators employed the. Karr hoped this would end the rumor that she was responsible for the famous quote once and for all but it did not work.
Discover and share let them eat cake marie antoinette in french quotes. The hofburg vienna austria. If the people have no bread let them eat cake.
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