Born in December
of 1721 to Francois
Poisson and Louise
Madeline de la
Motte.
Official guardian
from 1725.
French
Financier.
Received an
excellent
education in the
arts and sciences
as grooming for
an important
future.
Created her own
theater troupe
composed of
professionals and
nobles.
Her performances
always portrayed a
beautiful young
w...
Established
herself as a
patron of the Arts
and Enlightened
thought.
Voltaire Boucher
Lassurance
Petit
Trianon
Palace at
Versailles
Palace of
Compeigne Rococo
Sevre
Porcelain
To make the king’s
lifestyle more
comfortable,
Pompadour made
an effort to have a
good relationship
with the queen.
Former Secretary of State
and Former First Lady
Infamous Presidential
Mistress
Many Frenchmen
greatly disliked
Pompadour’s
participation in
politics not only
because of her
status as a woman
but of her...
Died at the age of 46
in 1764 from
Tuberculosis.
Not mourned by the
public.
Blamed for France’s
loss in the Seven
Years Wa...
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Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - pompadour

  • 1. Born in December of 1721 to Francois Poisson and Louise Madeline de la Motte.
  • 2. Official guardian from 1725. French Financier.
  • 3. Received an excellent education in the arts and sciences as grooming for an important future.
  • 4. Created her own theater troupe composed of professionals and nobles. Her performances always portrayed a beautiful young woman receiving love and happiness from a godly man.
  • 5. Established herself as a patron of the Arts and Enlightened thought.
  • 6. Voltaire Boucher Lassurance
  • 7. Petit Trianon Palace at Versailles Palace of Compeigne Rococo Sevre Porcelain
  • 8. To make the king’s lifestyle more comfortable, Pompadour made an effort to have a good relationship with the queen.
  • 9. Former Secretary of State and Former First Lady Infamous Presidential Mistress
  • 10. Many Frenchmen greatly disliked Pompadour’s participation in politics not only because of her status as a woman but of her status as a mistress. Many lewd comics were drawn of her in retaliation.
  • 11. Died at the age of 46 in 1764 from Tuberculosis. Not mourned by the public. Blamed for France’s loss in the Seven Years War and the country’s financial distress.

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