April 19

April 19th 1770
The marriage of Marie Antoinette and Louis-Auguste of France

On April 19th 1770 Marie Antoinette of Austria and Louis-Auguste of France were married by proxy in the Augustine Church in Vienna. Marie Antoinette was 14 at the time and the Dauphin was 15. Marie Antoinette would leave for France two days later - she officially crossed the border into France on May 7th 1770. The couple's French wedding was held on May 16th 1770 at Versailles in the Chapel Royal.

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