Angoulême, Marie Thérèse Charlotte, duchesse d'
Angoulême, Marie Thérèse Charlotte, duchesse d' märē´ tārĕz´ shärlôt´ düshĕs´ däNgo͞olĕm´ [key], 1778–1851, wife of Louis Antoine d'Angoulême daughter of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. She was imprisoned (1792–95) during the French Revolution. Energetic and ambitious, she exerted considerable political influence after the restoration of the French monarchy during the reigns of Louis XVIII and Charles X. She died in Frohsdorf, Austria.
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