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Louis XI
   ruled France from   
July 22, 1461 to August 30, 1483
"The Prudent", "The Spider King"
Louis XI of France
   had the sobriquet   
The Universal Spider
The Order of St. Michael
   was founded by   
King Louis XI of France
1469
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
   painted   
The Vow of Louis XIII
1824, oil on canvas; Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Montauban, France
Hyacinthe Rigaud
   painted   
Louis XIV, King of France
1702, oil on canvas; Palace of Versailles, France
Louis XIV
   is buried in   
Saint Denis Basilique, Paris, France
The Sun King, d. 1715
Louis XIV
   ruled France from   
May 14, 1643 to September 1, 1715
the Sun King
Louis XIV of France & Emperor Leopold
   led opposing forces at the   
Battle of Blenheim
Aka the Second Battle of Höchstädt), fought on 13 August 1704, was a major battle of the War of the Spanish Succession. referred to in some countries as the Second Battle of Höchstädt, fought on 13 August 1704, was a major battle of the War of the Spanish Succession. Louis XIV of France sought to knock Emperor Leopold out of the war by seizing Vienna, the Habsburg capital, and gain a favourable peace settlement. out of the war by seizing Vienna, the Habsburg capital, and gain a favourable peace settlement.
(Louis XIX)
   ruled France from   
August 2, 1830 To August 2, 1830
Louis XIII
   ruled France from   
May 14, 1610 to May 14, 1643
Louis XIV of France
   had the sobriquet   
The Sun King
Louis XII
   ruled France from   
April 7, 1498 to January 1, 1515
1715
      
Louis XIV of France Died
The Sun King leaves France deep in debt
Louis XIV
   was performed by   
Chapman, Idle, Jones and Palin
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François Girardon
   created the sculpture   
Equestrian Statute of Louis XIV, 1699
1661
      
Louis XIV Became King of France
Sees himself a model for absolute monarch; "L'état c'est moi," he declares
Edict of Fontainebleau (1685)
   was signed by   
Louis XIV of France
Revoked the Edict of Nantes and ordered the destruction of Huguenot churches
Antoine Coysevox
   created the sculpture   
Louis XIV of France, 1685






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