Madame de Pompadour

Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise o Pompadour, forby kent as Madame de Pompadour (29 December 1721 – 15 Aprile 1764, French pronunciation: ​[pɔ̃.pa.duːʁ]), wis a member o the French coort an wis the offeecial chief mistress o Louis XV frae 1745 tae her daith.

Jeanne Antoinette Poisson
Marquise o Pompadour
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Full name
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson
Born29 December 1721(1721-12-29)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd15 Apryle 1764(1764-04-15) (aged 42)
Paris, Fraunce
Spoose(s)Charles Guillaume Le Normant (1717–99, m. 1741)
FaitherFrançois Poisson
MitherMadeleine de La Motte
ThriftChief mistress tae Louis XV
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  1. Charles Guillaume Le Normant d'Étiolles (1741-1742) died in infancy.
  2. Alexandrine Le Normant d'Étiolles (10 August 1744 - 15 June 1754) died in childhood, but engaged tae Louis Joseph d'Albert, Duke o Chaulnes for a short time.