Absolute Rule Of Louis XIV

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Around the 17th and 18th centuries, political power was a main objective to all rulers. Many monarchs weren’t successful with their attempts to have absolute power, but Louis XIV did, and it was the longest reign in European history. Louis XIV noticed that the qualities to becoming an absolute monarch were to not let servants have too much authority, lowering the power of the nobility, and controlling religions in his kingdom. The main obstacle he saw of getting absolute rule was controlling the power of the nobility(French), but he did accomplish this by slowing weakening the nobility until he had all the power. And is now known as one of the strongest monarchs to have ever lived in Europe.

Cardinal Richelieu was chief minister of Louis

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