In 1745, Louis XV took as mistress one of the most notorious celebrities in all of Europe, the marquise de pompadour.
Did you not know that it was the marquise de pompadour who gave occasion for this war?
A very poor woman, to whom I have sometimes given a little assistance, pretends to be a relation of the marquise de pompadour.
He knew the marquise de pompadour was jealously watching him from afar.
Thus we see Rodin at the school of the marquise de pompadour, placed once more in a milieu full of originality and life.
He created her marquise de pompadour, and compelled the court to recognize her.
And who is that dressed like a bailiff talking in the recess of the window to a marquise de pompadour?
He is reported to be prime favorite of the marquise de pompadour.
Bigot knew he was safe so long as the marquise de pompadour governed the King and the kingdom.
I prefer to die like Cleopatra, rather than live like the marquise de pompadour.
1887 as a men's hairstyle; 1899 as a woman's style with the hair swept up over the forehead, in recognition of Jeanne-Antionette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (1721-1764), mistress of Louis XV from 1745-50, who wore her hair in an upswept style. Used in her lifetime in reference to various fashions, accessories, colors, furniture, etc. The estate of Pompadour is in the Limousin region.