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    The 17th century up to the early 18th century is considered one of my favorite time periods. It is just something about the way the people spoke to one another, the way they wore their hair, and the way they dressed that always caught my eye, especially the women. Madame de Pompadour was the person I have chosen to write about for my research paper. I chose Pompadour because I read a brief summary of her life story seeing that she was born into the 17th century and I happened to like that time period got my full attention. Also, I have chosen her because she was well known during her lifetime. There were several sparkles and flames she was introduced to throughout her life. Jeann-Antionette Poisson, also known as Madame de Pompadour, was born on December 29, 1721 in Paris, France. She was the child of Madeleine de La Motte who was known for her beauty and Francois Poisson was her father who was a financier. She also had a brother who went by the name Abel Francois Poisson. Years after Madame birth, her father fled the country to resist from being killed for committing fraud. Even though Francois Poisson returned years later; Charles Le Normant de…

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