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
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, 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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...