Élisabeth (Bourbon) de France

Élisabeth Philippine Marie Hélène (Bourbon) de France (1764 - 1794)

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Madame Élisabeth Philippine Marie Hélène de France formerly Bourbon
Born in Versailles, Île-de-France, Francemap
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Died in Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Élisabeth de France, born 3 May 1764 in the palace of Versailles, was the youngest child of Dauphin Louis-Ferdinand of France and his wife Maria Josepha of Sachsen.

Élisabeth's father died the following year, and her mother only two years later. Élisabeth was raised with her elder sister Clotilde, by Madame de Marsan.

Élisabeth had a keen interest in sciences. She also learned music and drawing. She was, like her sister Clotilde, very pious.

When the French Revolution broke out, Élisabeth chose to follow her brother's family to Paris rather than take refuge in Meudon with her aunts. She was part of the attempt to flee to Montmédy in 1791. She was emprisoned in the Temple with Louis XVI and his family.

After Louis XVI's execution on 21 January 1793, his wife Marie-Antoinette was removed from the Temple prison on 1 August 1793. Élisabeth, who did not know her sister-in-law's fate. She stayed in the Temple prison with her niece Marie-Thérèse.

Madame Élisabeth was guillotined on 10 May 1794 (20 floréal year 2), Place de la Révolution in Paris.


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