Louis XIV (5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (
Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of ...
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Louis XIV, France's Sun King, had the longest reign in European history (1643-
1715). During this time he brought absolute monarchy to its height, established a
Louis XIV chose the sun for his emblem. The sun was Apollo, god of Peace and
the Arts; it was also the heavenly body giving life to all things, the embodiment of
king of France, made France dominant on the continent.
Jun 2, 2016 ... Twenty-eight-year-old Louis, in a move to consolidate his crown, resolves to
establish his seat of power outside Paris by moving his court to his ...
Hyacinthe Rigaud, Louis XIV, 1701, oil on canvas, 9'2” x 6'3”. Musée du Louvre,
ParisThe early seventeenth century was marked by unrest and near constant ...
Louis XIV, by Rüdiger Dorn, is about power and influence in the French court at
the end of the 17th Century. The players take on the roles of members of the ...
Louis XIV was born in September 1638; in 1651 (aged thirteen) he was declared
of age officially, but he did not take control of government until the death of ...
room 34. Musée d'Agesci 2<sup>nd</sup> floor. Credit line, Louis XIV Collection. Notes. In
1701 Louis XIV commissioned from Hyacinthe Rigaud a copy of the portrait.