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Top 10 Amazing Facts about the Extraordinary King Louis XIV

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

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17th Century France

King Louis XIV- In France, during the seventeenth century, King Louis XIV dominated the Baroque period. While staying put in the Palace of Versailles, he is most known for his extravagant and expensive wardrobe that was copied all throughout Europe.

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http://www.pinterest.com/pin/138837600986877769/ Louis XIV in 1673 | http://www.pinterest.com/pin/138837600986878829/

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King Louis XIV ruled France for 72 years, far longer than any other monarch.

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Louis XIV, Rigaud. Le Louvre My favorite king in the French history. France was at its best under his reign, except the "black code" part, which used to rule slavery in French America.

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The Age of Exuberance: Baroque Era Design

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]

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Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV’s wife

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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.

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