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Jeanne Antoinette Poisson
Portrait by François Boucher
|Died||15 April 1764
Paris, Kingdom of France
|Occupation||Chief mistress to Louis XV|
|Title||Marquise de Pompadour|
|Spouse(s)||Charles Guillaume le Normant d'Étiolles (1717–99, m. 1741)|
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson was better known as Madame de Pompadour. The Marquise de Pompadour (29 December 1721 – 15 April 1764) was courtier of Louis XV from 1745 until her death. She was born in Paris, Kingdom of France, and died there from tuberculosis at 42. She was presented to the royal court by a cousin of the King, the Princess of Conti.
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