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Louis XIV
Louis XIV
Louis XIV
Louis XIV,
King of France,
Saint-Germain-en-Laye 5.9.1638 –
Versailles 1.9.1715.

Portrait.

Painting, 1701, by Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659–1743).

Oil on canvas, 279...
Colbert présente les membres de l’Académie royale des scien
Colbert présente les membres de l’Académie royale des scien
Colbert présente les membres de l’Académie royale des scien
Louis XIV cou– ronné par la Victoire
Louis XIV, roi de France
Louis XIV et la famille royale
Molière at the table of Louis XIV
Françoise de Souvré, dame de Lansac (1582–1657), Louis XIV
Le Dauphin 1641
La fillette aux bulles de savon
Je suis le Roi Soleil
Louis XIV
Micat inter omnes
Passage du Rhin par l’armée de Louis XIV
Siege of Namur
Entry of Louis XIV and his wife Marie-Thérèse at Arras on 2
The Siege of Namur
The Sun King
200 years since the death Louis XIV (5 September 1638 - 1 September 1715)

Louis was crowned king at the age of 4 in 1643 and reigned until his death in 1715, a total of 72 years.

Louis XIV was very aware of the media of his day and used them for his own means. Prints, statues, medals - there are more than 280 pictures and more than 330 medals nearing his likeness. He became know as le Roi-Soleil, the Sun King.

The king supported science, the arts and culture and created an absolute state becoming the foremost ruler in Europe.

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