Habsburg

Title

Habsburg

Relation

https://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/1092/

Identifier

1092

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The Habsburg dynasty was the royal family of Austria and its dependencies. The head of the family was also the customary emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, a grouping of several hundred principalities in central Europe. Marie Antoinette married Louis-Auguste, the dauphin (heir) of France in 1770 and became Queen in 1775. Her brothers reigned as Emperor and fought a series of five wars against revolutionary and Napoleonic France between 1792 and 1815.

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Citation

“Habsburg,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed July 14, 2024, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/1092.