Flashcards in Louis&MA Deck (11):
In which year did Louis XVI become King?
When did Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette marry?
Which Empress was Marie Antoinette the daughter of?
Austrian Empress Maria Theresa
What became Marie Antoinette's nickname as a result of her extravagant tastes?
What did Louis XVI call for the first time since 1626?
What was Louis' escape from Paris in June 1791 called?
The Flight to Varennes
When was Louis executed?
January 21 1793
When was the monarchy overthrown?
August 10 1792- during the Storming of the Tuileries Palace
What did Louis veto decrees against in November 1791?
Émigrés and non-juring priests
In which year did Louis appoint his first Controller General?
1774- Turgot had the first attempt at reforming France's finances