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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  ...

1715 The death of Louis XIV - Palace of Versailles

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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 ...

Rigaud, Louis XIV | France | Baroque art | Baroque to Neoclassical ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 | Board Game | BoardGameGeek

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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 ...

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 ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Louis XIV - New Advent

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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  ...

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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 ...