Educating the passengers


A Swiss train bears the name of Madame de Stäel.
 
Inside, passengers can read that her real name was Anne-Louise Germaine.
 
A great personality in the field of Literature; at her palace, Coppet, she used to have a "salon" where she invited the most important European geniuses of her time.
 
Born in Paris in 1766, she was of Swiss origin. She died in Paris in 1817. 
 
Photo: traveller