Today in History - October 16th. 1793 - Death of Queen Marie Antoinette of France

Sometimes History is hard, gory and cruel. That proves my Today in History.
On October 16th. 1793, Queen Marie Antoinette of France, born
Marie Antoinette of Austria, was
guillotined during the French Revolution.





















As you can see, Queen Marie Antoinette wore the most special and
 extraordinary clothes.

Source picture: Wikipedia






















Queen Marie Antoinette on her way to the guillotine - Source: Wikipedia
You can see this painting in the Louvre in Paris





















The execution of Queen Marie Antoinette - Source: Wikipedia