Madame Helvétius

played by Judith Magre

Outgoing, exuberant and earthy, Madame Helvétius maintained...

Madame Helvétius

Anne-Catherine de Ligniville d'Autricourt married the philosopher Helvétius in 1751. She was a descendant of Austrian nobility known by her married name, Madame Helvétius. Outgoing, exuberant and earthy, she maintained a salon which featured many of the great figures of the Enlightenment for over five decades.