Madame De Pompadour
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, also known as Madame de Pompadour (29 December 1721 – 15 April 1764) was a member of the French court and was the official chief mistress of Louis XV from 1745 to her death.
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, otherwise known as Reinette ('little queen') to her friends, was born on 29 December 1721 in Paris to François Poisson (1684-1754) and his... more »
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''Après nous le déluge.Madame De Pompadour (1721-1764), French mistress of Louis XV of France. Quoted in Mémoires de Madame du Hausset, p. 19 (1824). Remark November 5, ...
["After us, the flood."]''