The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, 28th June 1919 (1919) by Orpen, William (Sir) (RA)Imperial War Museums
What do you see when you look in the mirror?
Are you drama queen or a wallflower? Do you prefer gardening or partying? Over the years, many different types of people and personalities walked the halls of Versailles; which one would be your twin?
Louis XIV, king of France (1702) by Hyacinthe RigaudPalace of Versailles
Do you love having your photo taken?
You'd be Louis XIV, King of France
Louis XIV (1638-1715) was the most painted person in the kingdom during his reign so that his portraits could be distributed around the country. If he was alive today, he would definitely be a fan of the selfie.
Maria Theresa of Spain, Queen of France by Charles and Henri BeaubrunPalace of Versailles
Do you like to stay away from drama?
So did Maria Theresa of Spain, Queen of France
Described as timid, reserved, and sweet-natured, Maria Theresa (1638-1683) liked to keep her distance from the social whirlwind of the Court. You would not find the Queen gossiping about royal drama.
Louis XV, king of France and Navarre (Around 1723) by Jean-Baptiste Van LooPalace of Versailles
Do you have a green thumb?
Louis XV, King of France and Navarre is your twin
Louis XV (1710-1774) loved all things green and was a passionate science student, specializing in botany (the science of plants). He did a lot of work to improve the Palace gardens.
Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier-Dagoty portraying the Queen in her room (1750/1800) by Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier-DagotyPalace of Versailles
Are you a music fan?
So was Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France
Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793) was a fan of European opera and was also into making tunes herself. She could play the harp, the harsichord (a pipe organ), and she could sing.
Louis XVI giving his instructions to La Pérouse (1817) by Nicolas-André MonsiauPalace of Versailles
Do you dream about traveling to new places?
You'd be Louis XVI, King of France and Navarre
Louis XVI (1754-1793) was interested in discovering new places and hosted the first hot air balloon experiment at Versailles, which sent a sheep, a rooster, and a duck up into the sky over the Palace.
Marie Leszczinska, queen of France (1747) by Carle Van LooPalace of Versailles
Are you passionate about helping others?
So was Marie Leszczinska, Queen of France
Marie Leszczinska (1703-1768) devoted her life to the convent (Lycée Hoche) that she founded in the town of Versailles, which helped to provide education to girls from poor backgrounds.