Madame de Pompadour

1721 - 1764

Madame de Pompadour

Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise of Pompadour (, French: [pɔ̃paduʁ] (listen); 29 December 1721 – 15 April 1764), commonly known as Madame de Pompadour, was a member of the French court. She was the official chief mistress of Louis XV from 1745 to 1751, and remained influential as court favourite until her death.Pompadour took charge of the king's schedule and was a valued aide and advisor, despite her frail health and many political enemies. She secured titles of nobility for herself and her relatives, and built a network of clients and supporters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Madame de Pompadour has received more than 1,971,783 page views. Her biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 10th most popular companion.

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Among companions, Madame de Pompadour ranks 10 out of 586Before her are Anne Boleyn, Eva Braun, Empress Joséphine, Helena, Fatimah, and Aisha. After her are Nefertari, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Mihrimah Sultan, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, and Catherine of Aragon.

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Among people born in 1721, Madame de Pompadour ranks 1After her are Bernardo Bellotto, Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken, Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Samuel von Brukenthal, Tobias Smollett, Johann Kirnberger, Frederick Christian I, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and William Robertson. Among people deceased in 1764, Madame de Pompadour ranks 1After her are Jean-Philippe Rameau, Ivan VI of Russia, William Hogarth, Christian Goldbach, Pietro Locatelli, Johann Mattheson, Jean-Marie Leclair, Erik Pontoppidan, Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, and Francesco Algarotti.

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In France

Among people born in France, Madame de Pompadour ranks 100 out of 4,109Before her are Louis de Funès (1914), Joseph Fourier (1768), Anatole France (1844), Albert Schweitzer (1875), Nicolas Poussin (1594), and Bernard of Clairvaux (1090). After her are André Gide (1869), Louis XVII of France (1785), George Sand (1804), Maurice Ravel (1875), Louis Philippe I (1773), and François Rabelais (1494).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Madame de Pompadour ranks 1After her are Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Madame du Barry (1743), Désirée Clary (1777), Elisabeth of Valois (1545), Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (1635), Isabella of France (1295), Claude of France (1499), Hortense de Beauharnais (1783), Brigitte Macron (1953), Marie of Anjou (1404), and Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290).

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