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Listen to the story of Madame de Pompadour, one of the greatest royal favorites of the old regime, told by historian Virginie Girod, in an unpublished story in two episodes.

Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, was in charge of the pleasures of King Louis XV, overwhelmed by a permanent depressive state.

He is also credited with a great influence on politics… rightly or wrongly.

In this episode of the podcast "At the heart of History" produced by Europe 1 Studio, Virginie Girod recounts the beginning of the life of this child of the bourgeoisie to whom a fortune teller would have predicted, at the age of 9 , that she would be loved by a king… This story is a Europe 1 Studio production.

Find Virginie Girod in Madame Figaro on newsstands November 11 with an unpublished story.

"At the heart of history" is a Europe 1 Studio podcast. 

Writing and presentation: Virginie Girod 

- Producer: Adele Humbert 

- Artistic direction: Adèle Humbert and Julien Tharaud 

- Directed by: Clement Ibrahim 

- Original music: Julien Tharaud 

- Additional music: Julien Tharaud and Sébastien Guidis 

- Communication: Kelly Decroix 

- Distribution and writing: Eloise Bertil 

- Visual: Sidonie Mangin


Cécile Berly, the women of Louis XV, Perrin, 2018.

Subjects covered: Louis XV - Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson - Madame de Pompadour - Marie Leszczynska - Versailles

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