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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.

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...

Versailles The Dream of a King Part 1

King Louis XIV Rap

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John Adams Meets King Louis of France

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...

Etiquette & The Story of King Louis XIV

Do you know where the word etiquette comes from? Cindy Post Senning, Emily Post's great-granddaughter, shares how the word etiquette came to represent our so...

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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 ...


Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:26:15 -0700

King Louis XIV (Brosnan) is determined to protect the future of France by reigning for all eternity. His search for immortality leads him to capture and steal the life force from a mermaid (Fan Bingbing), but soon his 18-year-old illegitimate daughter ...

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 ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:56:15 -0700

France made Europe tremble under the reign of the Sun King, Louis XIV, and Germany twice nearly conquered Europe in the 20th century. The great arc of rise and decline is visible at other times and in other lands, too. We see it in the histories of ...
Venere Travel Blog (blog)
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 03:07:30 -0700

Designed by Franis Dorbay and completed in 1693, Montpellier's Arc de Triomphe honors King Louis XIV with inscribed panels and embedded sculpture displaying many key historical events. After visiting Porte du Peyrou, take a load off in the surrounding ...


Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:37:59 -0700

“Before the time of King Louis XIV, there was no creativity in furniture. It was plain wooden furniture that was only useful with no artwork – there were no carvings or ornamentation. But Louis XIV understood the prestige of the art world, so through ...
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:22:29 -0700

Dalloyau (shop 403, 4/F Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3185 8330) has a company pedigree that dates back more than 340 years to when Charles Dalloyau supplied pastries and cakes to King Louis XIV. Come here for the famed opera cake, ...

FinFacts Ireland

FinFacts Ireland
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:30:00 -0700

It doesn't take much wisdom to understand that cutting taxes is easy while increasing them is very difficult - - Jean Baptiste Colbert (1619–83), a French finance minister during the reign of King Louis XIV reputedly said: "The art of taxation consists ...

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