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Louis XIV
Louis XIV, also known as Louis le Grand or Roi du Soleil, was King of France from May 14, 1643 until his death in 1715. His 72 years, 110 days of reign were the longest recorded period of any monarch in European history. Louis XIV France is a symbol of the totalitarian era in Europe. The king surrounded himself with many important political, military and cultural figures, such as Mazarin, Colbert, Louvois, le Grand Condé, Turenne, Vauban, Boulle, Molière, Racine, Boileau, La Fontaine, Lully, Charpentier, Marais, Le Brun, Rigaud, Bossuet, Le Vau, Mansart, Charles Perrault, Claude Perrault and Le Nôtre. Louis began to rule France in 1661, after the death of his chief, Cardinal Mazarin. As a follower of the concept of the divine rights of kings, Louis continued the work of his predecessors to create a centralized state governed from the capital.
PredecessorLouis XIII
SuccessorLouis XV
RegentAnne of Austria (1643–51)
BornSeptember 5, 1638, Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
DiedSeptember 1, 1715, Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Burial9 September 1715, Basilica of St Denis
Issue, among others...Louis, Grand Dauphin, Marie Thérèse, Madame Royale, Philippe Charles, Duke of Anjou Illegitimate, Marie Anne, Princess of Conti and Duchess of La Vallière, Louis, Count of Vermandois, Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, Louis César, Count of Vexin, Louise Françoise, Princess of Condé, Louise Marie Anne, Mademoiselle de Tours, Louise de Maisonblanche, Françoise Marie, Duchess of Orléans, Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse
FatherLouis XIII of France
MotherAnne of Austria
ReligionRoman Catholicism (Gallican Rite)

About Louis XIV

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King Louis XIV was born in France on September 5, 1638. He dies at the age of 76, on September 1, 1715.

During a period of French political domination that encompassed the War of the Spanish Succession and the Franco-Dutch War, this"Sun King" and House of Bourbon member ruled France for more than seventy years. As an absolute king who believed in the divine prerogative of royalty, he was famed for his lavish lifestyle at his gorgeous Palace of Versailles.

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Louis XIV before becoming famous

Louis XIV was born in the Zodiac sign Virgo (The Maiden), and 1638 is also the year of Tiger (兎) in the Chinese Zodiac.

Because he was born almost two decades into his parents' marriage and was the only non-stillborn child of Queen Anne of Austria and Louis XIII, the newborn King Louis XIV was widely seen as a supernatural gift to France. During his childhood, Louis was trained by nobility Nicolas V de Villeroy.

Achievement of Louis XIV

King Louis XIV was a well-known patron of the arts as well as a judicial, military, and fiscal reformer who supported the careers of several well-known French authors, including playwrights Playwright Jean Racine and Moliere.

Louis XIV's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Only one of his offspring, Louis Le Grand Dauphin, survived his marriage to Queen Maria Theresa of Spain, and he afterwards married in secret Francoise d'Aubigne. Over the course of his affairs, he fathered at least sixteen children.

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Novelist Alexandre Dumas made King Louis XIV a central character in his novels Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de Bragelonne.

Louis XIV Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Louis XIV updated on March 22 2023.