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The Rise and Fall of Versailles (Part 1 of 3)

Louis XIV, The Dream of a King - The symbol of France's glory, Versailles is probably the most splendid royal palace in Europe. From 1643 to 1792 it was the ...

Louis XIV: Sun King of France

http://www.tomrichey.net/euro Mr. Richey introduces students to Louis XIV, the "Sun King" of France, and his creation of an absolute monarchy in France. Loui...

History of France : Highlights from Louis XIV to Napoleon

From Louis XIV to Napoleon Bonaparte, from the Palace of Versailles to the French Revolution and the Empire (including Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Marie-...

King Louis XIV

description of the lavishness of King Louis and how his actions may have led to the French Revolution.

Versailles The Dream of a King Part 1

King Louis XIV Rap

School Project for English/AP Euro Shawn Munkdale Brady Nations Adam Wagner.

King Louis XIV of France

Louis XIV (5 September 1638 -- 1 September 1715), known as the Sun King (French: le Roi Soleil), was King of France and of Navarre. His reign, from 1643 to h...

The best dance scenes from "Le Roi Danse." Music by Lully

Three amazing dance scenes from the movie "Le Roi Danse" (The King Is Dancing), directed by Gérard Corbiau (the director of "Farinelli"). The music is writte...

King Louis XIV of France

This is a video I made for history class. Its basically the life of Louis XIV and the stuff he did while he was King.

Mini Bio: Louis XIV

Louis XIV was born in 1638, in France. He became king in 1643 and started reforming France in 1661. In 1667 he invaded the Spanish Netherlands and engaged in...

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:15:00 -0700

A building that once housed the pharmacy of French King Louis XIV has recently brimmed with activity again—this time, involving blown-glass orbs, steel pipes and curious nozzles. Since January, the Paris-based sculptor Jean-Michel Othoniel has turned ...

BBC News

BBC News
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:56:15 -0700

It sees Winslet play a landscaper invited to design one of the fountains at the Palace of Versailles, with director Rickman also co-starring as King Louis XIV. Other films to receive world premieres at the festival include the film adaptation of 1980s ...
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:56:15 -0700

Louis-​François had married into quite a family. When King Louis XIV died in 1715, he had already buried his son and the grandson who would have been next in line for the throne. The monarchy, then, had to wait for his great-​grandson, Louis XV, who ...

Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:05:56 -0700

The luxurious residence of the electors of the Palatinate, a region in western Germany, was demolished by the soldiers of French King Louis XIV in 1693. Nowadays, it's Germany's best known castle ruin and is visited by around one million tourists per year.

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:33:45 -0700

By tapping their inner King Louis XIV. “The same lack of empathy that makes narcissists less likeable to underlings also helps these CEOs fire them with little guilt,” Mr. O'Reilly concludes. It's good to be the king. Why you lead determines how well ...

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:18:45 -0700

1689: France's King Louis XIV declares war on Britain after England, the Dutch and the Austrian Hapsburgs unite in the Grand Alliance to resist Louis's expansionism. 1792: Austria's Duke of Brunswick issues manifesto threatening destruction of Paris if ...

International Business Times AU

International Business Times AU
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:15:00 -0700

This historical drama stars Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet who plays the role of a landscape designer. She gets the opportunity to design King Louis XIV's garden at Versailles. During the construction process, she must battle her way ...
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:49:00 -0700

The Morning Ledger from CFO Journal cues up the most important news in corporate finance every weekday morning. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: james.willhite@wsj.com. Get The Morning Ledger emailed to you each weekday morning by ...

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