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Marie Thérèse Louise de Savoie-Carignan Lamballe, princesse de

Lamballe, Marie Thérèse Louise de Savoie-Carignan, princesse de (märēˈ tārĕzˈ lwēz də sävwä-kärēnyäNˈ, prăNsĕsˈ də läNbälˈ) [key], 1749–92, devoted friend and favorite of Queen Marie Antoinette of France. Extremely unpopular, she was killed by a mob during the French Revolution in the September massacres (1792), and her head was displayed on a pike under the queen's windows.

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