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Louis XIV had six children with his wife, as well as a number of illegitimate children resulting from several affairs, according to History.com. He is known to have fathered six children with Louise de la Valliere and seven children with Francoise-Athenais, Marquis de M...

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The court of Louis XIV was the political, social and cultural center of Europe during his long reign. Louis pioneered the centralized modern state, and the absolutist monarchy he created served as a model for virtually every other government in Europe.

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Although historians note Louis XIV's promotion of science, art and technology in France, his insistence on absolute power based on the "divine right of kings," his persecution of Protestants and his system of favoritism in appointing provincial officials helped sow the ...

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King Louis XIV of France left a legacy of government reform and art enrichment, but his foreign policy left the country's economy in debt, and his Edict of Fontainebleau alienated Protestants. The edict forced all children to be baptized as Catholics and legalized the d...

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King Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, established a more centralized government, refined the absolute monarchy that defined the French method of governance, created a court at Versailles and led France through four long wars. King Louis XIV assumed the throne as K...

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Louis XVI was the last king of France and was removed from power and then had his head chopped off during the French Revolution in 1793. One reason the French public hated Louis XVI was that for marrying a foreigner, Marie Antoinette, the daughter of the Austrian empero...

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Louis Braille began to develop his system of raised dots for the blind when he was only 12 years old and published his first braille book when he was 15, reports the American Foundation for the Blind. He was inspired to invent this alphabet when his school was visited b...