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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-...

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King Louis XIV

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

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

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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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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:58:11 -0700

McNamara will direct the film, which stars Pierce Brosnan, William Hurt, Benjamin Walker, Kaya Scodelario, Pablo Schreiber and Fan Bingbing. The story follows King Louis XIV's quest for immortality that leads him to capture and steal the life force of ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:41:15 -0700

According to Variety, the life of King Louis XIV will be showcased in a new historical show, following his relationships and rise into power. The series will start off during the year 1667, when Louis XIV was just twenty-eight years old. Louis then was ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:33:45 -0700

On September 1 in. 1715 Following a reign of 72 years, King Louis XIV of France died four days before his 77th birthday. 1878 A woman was employed for the first time as a telephone operator, supposedly because the male operators were rude to customers.


Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:30:00 -0700

In 1715, France's King Louis XIV died after ruling the country for 72 years, the longest reign for a French monarch. In 1807, Aaron Burr, vice president of the United States under Thomas Jefferson, was acquitted of treason charges growing out of an ...

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:01:26 -0700

However, Philip was also a grandson of King Louis XIV of France. It was this issue that European monarchs held contention against. The potential of a combined force of France and Spain under common control was impossible to comprehend. Ultimately, no ...
The Star
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:07:30 -0700

One of the recommendations of the Task Force on Education Reforms is that learning in primary schools should be restricted to between 8am and 3.30pm. The recommendation is that 3.30pm to 4.45pm should be used for sports and clubs. Several changes ...

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:41:15 -0700

At the other end of the fest is closing night film and period drama "A Little Chaos" from Alan Rickman, with the director himself as French king Louis XIV and Kate Winslet as a gardener commissioned to create a new fountain for the regent's Versailles ...


Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:03:45 -0700

Deaths: 1557 Jacques Cartier, explorer; 1687 Henry More, philosopher; 1715 King Louis XIV of France; 1912 Samuel Coleridge Taylor, composer; 1963 Guy Burgess, spy; 1967 Siegfried Sassoon, war poet; 1998 Viscount Rothermere, newspaper proprietor ...

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