Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons

Italian noblewoman

Date of Birth: 11-Jul-1638

Place of Birth: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 09-Oct-1708

Profession: lady-in-waiting

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons

  • Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons (French: Olympe Mancini; 11 July 1638 – 9 October 1708) was the second-eldest of the five celebrated Mancini sisters, who along with two of their female Martinozzi cousins, were known at the court of King Louis XIV of France as the Mazarinettes because their uncle was Louis XIV's chief minister, Cardinal Mazarin.
  • Olympia was later to become the mother of the famous Austrian general Prince Eugene of Savoy.
  • She also involved herself in various court intrigues including the notorious Poison Affair, which led to her expulsion from France.

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