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 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
After a week of slow agony, Louis XIV passed away in Versailles on 1 September
1715 at 8.15 in the morning, just before his 77th birthday. A reign of 72 years ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 1, 2015 ... Louis XIV set out to change that, and, over the course of his long reign, he
succeeded brilliantly. Luxury was Louis's New Deal: The furniture, ...
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 ...
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 ...
King of France, b. at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 16 September, 1638; d. at
Versailles, 1 September, 1715; was the son of Louis XIII and Anne of Austria, and