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