CODA: Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (1755-1793)


Her last words were:

“Pardonnez-moi, monsieur.”

Marie Antoinette was the wife of King Louis XVI. She was convicted of treason following the Revolution and sentenced to death by beheading. As she approached the guillotine, she accidentally stepped on the foot of her executioner.

(From Last Words)

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