Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac

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Yolande Gabrielle Martine de Polastron, Duchess of Polignac

Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Switzerland
Death: December 9, 1793 (44)
Vienna, Austria
Place of Burial: Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jean François Gabriel, comte de Polastron and Jeanne Charlotte Hérault
Wife of Jules François Armand, I. duc de Polignac
Mother of Aglaé Louise Françoise Gabrielle de Polignac; Armand, II. duc de Polignac; Jules, III. duc de Polignac and Camille Henri Melchior, comte de Polignac
Sister of Denis de Polastron

Occupation: Intieme vriendin van koningin Marie-Antoinette
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac

Yolande Martine Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchess of Polignac (8 September 1749 – 9 December 1793) was the favourite of Marie Antoinette, whom she first met when she was presented at the Palace of Versailles in 1775, the year after Marie Antoinette became the Queen of France. She was considered one of the great beauties of pre-Revolutionary high society, but her extravagance and exclusivity earned her many enemies.

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Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac's Timeline

September 8, 1749
May 7, 1768
Age 18
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
January 15, 1771
Age 21
Paris, Île-de-France, France
May 14, 1780
Age 30
Versailles, Île-de-France, France
December 27, 1781
Age 32
Versailles, Paris, Ile-de-France, France
December 9, 1793
Age 44
Vienna, Austria
Vienna, Vienna, Austria