Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon

Royal consort of France

Date of Birth: 27-Nov-1635

Place of Birth: Niort, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 15-Apr-1719

Profession: lady-in-waiting, salonnière, correspondent

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon

  • Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (27 November 1635 – 15 April 1719) was the second wife of King Louis XIV of France.
  • She was known during her first marriage as Madame Scarron, and subsequently as Madame de Maintenon (UK: , US: , French: [madam d? m?~t(?)n?~] (listen)).
  • Her marriage to the king was never officially announced or admitted, and thus she was never considered queen of France.
  • Even so, she was very influential at court, and was one of the king's closest advisers.
  • She founded the Maison royale de Saint-Louis, a school for girls from poorer noble families, in 1684.

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