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Louis XIV of France


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 - King - Biography.com


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

Louis XIV | king of France | Britannica.com


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 ...

Louis XIV - Palace of Versailles


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  ...

BBC - History - Historic Figures: Louis XIV (1638-1715)


king of France, made France dominant on the continent.

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


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 ...

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


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, ...

Louis XIV | Board Game | BoardGameGeek


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 ...



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  ...

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


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Louis XIV - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


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 - the Sun King: Biography


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  ...

A day in the life of Louis XIV - Palace of Versailles


The Duke of Saint-Simon, who kept the memorials of Versailles, wrote of Louis XIV: "With an almanac and a watch, you could be three hundred leagues from ...