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Zoé Victoire Talon (August 5,[1] 1785 – March 19, 1852), styled comtesse du Cayla, was an intimate friend and confidante of Louis XVIII of France, and was his maîtresse-en-titre.

Zoé Victoire Talon (August 1785 – March styled comtesse du Cayla, was an intimate friend and confidante of Louis XVIII of France, and was his maîtresse-en-titre.

A portrait of Zoé Victoire Talon, a favorite of Louis XVIII, and her children at the Chateau de Saint-Ouen by François Gérard. This portrait was commissioned by Louis XVIII sometime between 1821 and 1823. A later copy of the portrait is in the collection of the chateau de Versailles.[source: Auctionart, via Auction.fr]

1825 - Zoé Victoire Talon (August 1785 – March styled comtesse du Cayla, was an intimate friend and confidante of Louis XVIII of France, and was his maîtresse-en-titre.

Amalie von Wallmoden, Countess of Yarmouth (1704 - 1765)

Amalie Sophie Marianne von Wallmoden, Countess of Yarmouth April or 20 October was the mistress of George II of Great Britain from the until his death in

Comtesse Sophie Chotek (1868-1914) married Austrian Archduke Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. Both were assassinated on the streets of Sarajevo by a 19-yr. old protestor. This act of cold-blooded murder is said to have triggered the onset of WW1. It also doomed the couple's children to lives of loss, exile, and the horrors of Nazi concentration camps.

L'ancienne cour -Countess Sophie Chotek wife of Archduke Franz... -

Comtesse Sophie Chotek married Austrian Archduke Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. Both were assassinated on the streets of Sarajevo by a old protestor. This act of cold-blooded murder is said to have triggered the onset o

Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837 – 1899), was a beautiful 19th-century Italian aristocrat.

Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione better known as La Castiglione , was an Italian aristocrat who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France

Princesses Louise and Stephanie of Belgium.

Princess Louise (standing) and her sister Crownprincess Stéphanie of Austria wearing bustle dresses

Sophie Amalie Moth, Countess of Samsøe (28 March 1654 – 17 January 1719) was the officially acknowledged royal mistress of King Christian V of Denmark. Together they had five acknowledged illegitimate children, all of whom bore the surname Gyldenløve. In 1677 she was elevated to be the first Countess of Samsø. The still-existing Danish noble family of Danneskiold-Samsøe is descended from her.  Sophie Amalie Moth was the first officially acknowledged royal mistress in Denmark.

Sophie Amalie Moth, Countess of Samsøe (28 March 1654 – 17 January 1719) was the officially acknowledged royal mistress of King Christian V of Denmark. Together they had five acknowledged illegitimate children, all of whom bore the surname Gyldenløve. In 1677 she was elevated to be the first Countess of Samsø. The still-existing Danish noble family of Danneskiold-Samsøe is descended from her. Sophie Amalie Moth was the first officially acknowledged royal mistress in Denmark.

Mother of Prince Henry Maurice (1858-1896 age 37) of Battenberg & wtfe of Prince Alexander Ludwig Georg Friedrich Emil of Hesse and by Rhine (1823–1888). Countess Julia Julie Therese Salomea von Hauke (1825-1895).

Mother of Prince Henry Maurice age of Battenberg & wtfe of Prince Alexander Ludwig Georg Friedrich Emil of Hesse and by Rhine Countess Julia Julie Therese Salomea von Hauke

Louis Philippe I  1773 –1850 by  Franz Xaver Winterhalter  1839-King of France from 1830 to 1848 in the July Monarchy. His father supported the French Revolution but was nevertheless guillotined. Proclaimed king after years in exile in 1830 after King Charles X was forced to abdicate. He himself was forced to abdicate in 1848 and lived out his life in exile in England. He was the last Bourbon king of France.

The French King Who Lived Above the Union Oyster House

Oil Paintings of 4 King Louis Philippe royalty portrait Franz Xaver Winterhalter Art for sale by Artists

Gérard - Charles-Philippe de France (1757-1836), comte d'Artois, en uniforme de colonel général des Carabiniers, vers 1815 - Charles X — Wikipédia

Charles-Philippe of France, Count of Artois, in the uniform of colonel-general of the carabinieri, by François Gérard collection of Versailles).

La Belle Otero, Spanish dancer and courtesan, the most desired woman in Europe. She had countless lovers, including Prince Albert I of Monaco, King Edward VII, kings of Serbia, kings of Spain, Russian Grand Dukes Peter and Nicholas, the Duke of Westminster, and writer Gabriele D’Annunzio. Six men were rumored to have committed suicide over her. Her breasts were legendary; the twin cupolas of the Hotel Carlton in Cannes were modeled after them.

Caroline Otero - courtesan & most sought after woman of Europe. Associated with Prince Albert I (Monaco), King Edward VII (UK), Kings of Serbia & Kings of Spain + Russian Grand Dukes Peter and Nicholas, as well as the Duke of Westminster

The beautiful, and notorious Lola Montez.

The life and career of the beautiful and notorious Lola Montez, mistress of Ludwig I of Bavaria. Her Spider Dance.

Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1864 - 1945). Second daughter of Leopold II and Marie Henriette of Austria. She married Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, and had one daughter. Her husband died with his teenage mistress in 1889. She remarried Elemér Lónyay in 1900.

Princess Stéphanie of Belgium - Second daughter of Leopold II and Marie Henriette of Austria. She married Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, and had one daughter. Her husband died with his teenage mistress in She remarried Elemér Lónyay in Nora de Sissi !

Joseph Karl Stieler  - Lola Montez (1847) Actress and Mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Painted for die Schönheitengallerie of King Ludwig I of Bavaria

Eliza Rosanna Gilbert, Countess of Landsfeld, better known by the stage name Lola Montez, was an Irish dancer and actress who became famous as a "Spanish dancer", courtesan and mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria

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