Château de Vaux le Vicomte – a masterpiece that cost a life in the prison

Château de Vaux le Vicomte

Although located close to Paris, most likely a few of you have heard about Château de Vaux le Vicomte. It was the residence of Nicolas Fouquet, the finance minister of the Sun King. The rise and fall of Nicolas was so rapid, that later Voltaire would write: “On 17 August, at six in the evening Fouquet was the King of […]

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