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Louis XIV of France - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Louis XIV - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Louis XIV, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Louis XIV - Palace of Versailles

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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  ...

Louis XIV - King - Biography.com

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Jul 8, 2014 ... Follow King Louis XIV's reign during France's classical age, including his revocation of the Edict of Nantes and aggressive foreign policy, on ...

Louis XIV - the Sun King: Biography

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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 | king of France | Britannica.com

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Jan 29, 2016 ... Louis XIV, byname Louis the Great, Louis the Grand Monarch, or the Sun King, French Louis Le Grand, Louis Le Grand Monarque, or Le Roi ...

Who was Louis XIV of France? Everything you need to know about ...

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Jun 2, 2016 ... At the palace, the aristocrats are expected to compete for the privilege of watching Louis XIV wake up, eat meals and prepare for bed while the ...

The strange death of Louis XIV - The Spectator

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Nov 21, 2015 ... At the beginning of the summer of 1715 Louis XIV complained of a pain in the leg . In mid-August gangrene set in and by 1 September he was ...

Sex, spies and the Queen's black baby: the real history of Versailles

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Jun 8, 2016 ... It's a question that comes up time and again in period dramas – in a world without Herbal Essences and Colgate, surely the real Louis XIV and ...

King of Couture: How Louis XIV Invented Fashion as We Know It ...

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Sep 1, 2015 ... September 1 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of King Louis XIV, France's longest-reigning monarch. Logging 72 years on the throne, ...