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Madame de Pompadour

  • After us, the deluge.

    • Madame de Pompadour,
    • 1757, in Monsieur Després, "Essay on the Marquise de Pompadour," in Madame du Hausset, Mémoires du Madame de Hausset ()
  • Canada is useful only to provide me with furs.

    • Madame de Pompadour,
    • 1775, in Queen's Quarterly ()
  • Every day, I wish to make the world more beautiful than I found it.

    • Madame de Pompadour

Madame de Pompadour, French salon host

(1721 - 1764)

Full name: Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour. Best known as Madame de Pompadour.