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Versailles during the centuries Living at the Court

History of Versailles

Versailles during the centuries Living at the Court

The Jeu de Paume Oath

20 June 1789

At the dawn of the French Revolution, just steps away from the Palace of Versailles, the founding act of French democracy took place.

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André-Charles Boulle

The outstanding cabinetmaker of the century of Louis XIV

The creativity and rich design of his furniture contributed to the reputation of Versailles.

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Marie-Antoinette

Austrian princess and wife of Louis XVI

One of the most fascinating figures of the history of Versailles.

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