- NAME: Madame de Pompadour
- OCCUPATION: Theater Actress, Singer, Political Leader
- BIRTH DATE: c. December 29, 1721
- DEATH DATE: April 15, 1764
- EDUCATION: Convent of the Ursuline Order, Club de l'Entresol
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Paris, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Versailles, France
- Full Name: Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour
- AKA: Madame de Pompadour
- Nickname: "Reinette" ("Little Queen")
- AKA: Jeanne-Antoinette Le Normant d'Etiolles
- AKA: Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson
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Madame de Pompadour became the mistress of French King Louis XV in the mid-1700s. She greatly influenced French culture during this time, including decorative arts, architecture and statecraft.
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