Maria Karolina Zofia Felicja Leszczyńska (23 June 1703 – 24 June 1768), better known as Marie Leszczyńska, was a queen consort of France, called Queen Marie of France. She was a daughter of KingStanisław I of Poland (later Duke of Lorraine) and Catherine Opalińska. She married KingLouis XV of France and was the grandmother of Louis XVI, Louis XVIII, and Charles X. She was the longest-serving queen consort of France and was popular due to her generosity and piety…

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