Marie Antoinette Antoinette was the last Queen of France and one of the more famous victims of the guillotine during the French Revolution. Antoinette was famous for her excess in a time of extreme economic hardship for her country.
The Marie Antoinette Necklace - The loudest scandal of the century engulfed the jewel which did not belong to the crown of France. In 1785 the Comtessa de la Motte had the necklace delivered to her. It was the most expensive jewel of the era.