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His mother,Anne of Austria is one of my alltime favourite Royal historical figures,along with her son Louis XIV!
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As a result of the marriage of Louis XIV and Maria Teresa of Austria, King Louis XIV acquired rights over the Low Countries.
King Louis XIV was fond of his brother Philippe, Duc d'Orleans.
However Louis did not consider Philippe competent enough to be involved in state business.
King Louis excluded Philippe from councils with his ministers.
Louis XIV brought street lighting and a police force to Paris.
In 1686, he founded the Institut de Saint-Cyr, an academy for impoverished aristocratic girls.
King Louis XIV ordered that table knives have rounded, not pointed ends, to stop them being used as daggers during mealtime arguments.
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Sacre bleu! French critics' anger as new series about great monarch Louis XIV is being produced in English-
French critics' anger as new series Versailles about great monarch Louis XIV is being produced in English* | Daily Mail Online
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How to Be Privileged Like Louis XIV!

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yes, and I loved the final scene when she is walking on the allee du roi and he is waiting for her by the gate and they are still in the prime of their life :)
Maybe it was to symbolise their meeting in heaven?
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A medallic history of the reign of French king Louis XIV – known as the Sun King – is now on show at the British Museum in London

In pictures: medals of the Sun King | History Extra
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Getty Offers Rare Close Up of Louis XIV Tapestries

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Thanks for sharing the article!

It is great that some of Louis' XVI tapestries have been preserved and displayed.
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Versailles: Music at the court of Louis XIV

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Was a nine-year-old boy imprisoned for making a joke about Louis XIV’s bald head?

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Louis XIV founded the first ballet school.
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'Lost' painting by Charles Le Brun for Louis XIV restored

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Louis XIV wanted to strengthen the economy of France.
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