→ 16 th May 1770: Marie Antoinette marries the Dauphin Louis Auguste soon to be Louis XVI
May 16, 1770: Marriage of Marie Antoinette and Louis-Auguste
On May 16, 1770, 14 year old Marie Antoinette married 15 year old Louis Auguste (Louis XVI). Louis would become King of France 4 years later. They had four children.
Famously, the royal family was imprisoned and Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were tried and convicted of treason. They were both executed by guillotine.