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The Fatal Friendship

The friendship began on a winter evening in 1774 at an Opera Ball in Paris when a lighthearted princess approached a youth of surpassing physical beauty. It ended for one of them at scaffold in the Place de la Revolution in the most famous death scene in French history, and for the other at the hands of an infuriated mob in a Stockholm square.

Important places

Varennes-St.-Sauveur (4)


Paris (3,057)
Saône-et-Loire (15)


France (7,260)

Other geographical areas

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (114)
Ile-de-France (3,166)