The True Story of the Chevalier d'Eon: Part 1

Recently, London's National Portrait Gallery acquired a portrait of the Chevalier d'Eon, the first oil painting in its collection to feature a man in women's clothing. Learn how Louis XV's underground foreign policy led d'Eon to acquire a female identity.

Topics in this Podcast: LGBTQ history, European history, 18th century, identity, cross dressing, Louis XV, diplomacy, Chevalier d'Eon, biographies, 19th century, LGBTQIA history