Mollier/Benserade, Ballet Royal de la Nuit, 1653: 4. part-Louis XIV als Apollo…

Mollier/Benserade, Ballet Royal de la Nuit, 1653: 4. part-Louis XIV als Apollo…

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 Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1643 until his death.[1] His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of monarchs of major countries in European history.[2]

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 Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1643 until his death.[1] His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of monarchs of major countries in European history.[2]

Louis XIV and his brother, Pilippe de France, duc d'Orleans, 1740's, French school

Louis XIV and his brother, Pilippe de France, duc d'Orleans, 1740's, French school

King Louis XIV of France (born Sept. 16, 1638). Known as the Sun King, Louis XIV of France succeeded to the throne when he was 4 years, 8 months old. He built the palace at Versailles. He died in 1715.

King Louis XIV of France (born Sept. 16, 1638). Known as the Sun King, Louis XIV of France succeeded to the throne when he was 4 years, 8 months old. He built the palace at Versailles. He died in 1715.

Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677-1749), illegitimate daughter of king Louis XIV of France, duchess of Orléans | Alexandre-François Caminade (1834, Posthumous portrait painted in the reign of Louis Philippe King of the French - her great great grandson)

Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677-1749), illegitimate daughter of king Louis XIV of France, duchess of Orléans | Alexandre-François Caminade (1834, Posthumous portrait painted in the reign of Louis Philippe King of the French - her great great grandson)

Francoise "Athenaise", Marquise de Montespan. Mistress of Louis XIV and mother of four surviving children.

Francoise "Athenaise", Marquise de Montespan. Mistress of Louis XIV and mother of four surviving children.

Pinterest
Search