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In the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles on June 28, 1919, the final peace treaty of World War I was signed. This treaty is known as the Treaty of Versailles.
Madame de Montespan was the mistress of Louis XIV. Some sources describe that she complained to her priest that she found making love to the 70 year old Louis XIV twice a day very tiring. Louis XIV was known for his phenomenal appetite for sex and food.
Did Marie Antoinette really say, “Let them eat cake”? Discover the truth about France’s most infamous queen through her coded letters written to Swedish diplomat and alleged lover, Axel von Fersen.
The sister in law of Louis XIV was the German princess Palatine. She introduced sauerkraut or choucroute at the court of Versailles.
The Castle of Versailles