1740 Marquis de Sade Histoires de Parfums for men.1740 represents the birth year of a Parisian gentleman, named Donatien-Alphonse-François, famous as the Marquis de Sade. Imprisoned many times by his licentious morals, this would undoubtedly have enjoyed this spicy woody perfume, an invitation to pleasure. Top notes: bergamot and davana sensualis. Heart: patchouli coriander and cardamom. Base: cedar, elemi, leather and labdanum.