|Villa Windsor in autumn. Image via Pinterest.|
The Villa Windsor was the Paris home of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor from 1953 until their deaths in 1972 and 1986, respectively. The mansion is located on Bois de Boulogne close to Neuilly-sur-Seine. Following his abdication as King Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor went to France where he married the two-time American divorcee Wallis Simpson in 1937. The former king was sent by the British government to the Bahamas during World War II where he served as Governor from 1942 until 1945. The couple eventually settled in the mansion in 1953, spending the best days of their lives here, aside from visiting European capitals or traveling around the world. Here are 7 amazing facts about Villa Windsor.