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Louis XIV

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For a lot more than seventy years, throughout a amount of French political dominance that included the War from the Spanish Succession as well as the Franco-Dutch War, this “Sun King” and House of Bourbon member ruled France. A complete monarch along with a believer within the divine correct of royalty, he became known for his luxurious way of life at his ornate Palace of Versailles. Because he was created over 2 decades into his parents’ relationship and was the only real non-stillborn kid of Queen Anne of Austria and Louis XIII, the youthful Louis XIV was broadly seen as a heavenly present to France. During his child years years, Louis was tutored by nobleman Nicolas V de Villeroy. A significant patron from the arts and a legal, armed service, and fiscal reformer, Louis XIV backed the professions of several prominent French writers, including playwrights Jean Racine and Moliere. His relationship to Maria Theresa of Spain created only one making it through kid– Louis Le Grand Dauphin — and he later on secretly wedded Francoise d’Aubigne. Through some affairs, he fathered a minimum of sixteen children. Writer Alexandre Dumas produced Louis XIV a central personality in the books TWO DECADES After as well as the Vicomte de Bragelonne.

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Full Name Louis XIV of France
Date Of Birth September 5, 1638
Died September 1, 1715, Palace of Versailles, Versailles, Yvelines, France
Place Of Birth France
Profession Royalty
Nationality French
Spouse Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, Maria Theresa of Spain
Children Louis, Grand Dauphin, Louise de Maisonblanche, Louis, Count of Vermandois, Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, Françoise Marie de Bourbon, Marie Anne de Bourbon, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, Marie Thérèse of France, Princess Anne Élisabeth of France, Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse, Louise Marie Anne de Bourbon, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Mademoiselle du Maine, Princess Marie Anne of France, Louis César, Count of Vexin, Louis François, Duke of Anjou, Philippe Charles, Duke of Anjou, Charles de La Baume Le Blanc
Parents Louis XIII of France, Anne of Austria
Siblings Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
Star Sign Virgo

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I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell2009performer: "Louis XIV"
EA Skate 22009Video Game performer: "Guilt By Association"
Driver: Parallel Lines2006Video Game performer: "Louis XIV"
Subterranean2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Veronica MarsTV Series 1 episode, 2005 performer - 1 episode, 2005
The O.C.2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Smallville2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Tree Hill2005TV Series performer - 1 episode

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Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005TV Series

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Last Call with Carson Daly2008TV SeriesMusical Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2008TV SeriesThemselves
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2005TV SeriesThemselves
Subterranean2005TV SeriesThemselves - Special Guests

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