The True Story of the Chevalier d'Eon: Part 2

Upset with the prospect of a demotion, the Chevalier d'Eon published his diplomatic correspondence. Worried that d'Eon might reveal the King's Secret, Louis XV desperately negotiated d'Eon's return -- with one catch: the Chevalier had to become a woman.

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