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    Leader Analysis Sheet Name of leader: Louis XIV Lifespan: 5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715 Title: Was an absolute monarch Country/region: Years in power: began his rule of France in 1661 after the death of his chief minister Political‚ social‚ and economic conditions prior to leader gaining power: His first priority was to prevent officials from abusing their power Louis continued his predecessors’ work of creating a centralized state governed from the capital Under

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    of society. Another absolute monarch is Louis XIV. Louis XIV was born on September 5‚ 1638 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye. He stated to ruling at only age 13 and was also engaged in the Franco-Spanish war. When he was 22 he got married to Maria-Theresa which helped him become the most powerful monarch in Europe. During the first 20 years of Louis XIV ruling he make many contributions and achievements. Some contributions he made is that he helped build up Frances military and invaded the Spanish Netherlands

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    architecture meant to the time that it was built‚ the History of the Chateau‚ the Main Palace Buildings and Rooms‚ and the purpose of the Palace of Versailles. The Palace of Versailles is located outside of Paris at Versailles‚ France‚ and was built in 1631 in the order of Louis XIII. It has served as the royal palace and numerous other purposes‚ which include it being a museum now in which many people visit daily. The Chateau was first constructed in 1623‚ as a hunting lodge made of brick‚ stone

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    great feelings in an antithetical combination with the necessity of respecting the social norms and the voice of reason. The creation of great works of art in this period is tightly connected with the context and environment of seventeenth century France: the political system‚ the development of the culture and the language. Not only did they manage to flourish the cultural world‚ but they also accomplished the creation of lasting pieces of art which still have an impact on the contemporary audience

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    Louis XIV: The Greatest King of France Shadi Zaker Ms. Piperias CHY 4U1 Tuesday December 17th‚ 2013 A country like France has developed over many years and continues to flourish. French history is well known to countless people for the reason being the famous blood line of the Louis’. France had a total of seventeen King Louis that ruled France at one point. The controversy of which king was the greatest could still exist to this day. Who was the greatest king of France

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    Louis XIV‚ also known as Le Gran Monarque and the Sun God‚ was not indeed such a good king for France. The reign of Louis XIV was hurtful in many ways to France and its people. First of all‚ Louis XIV financially destroyed France by doing things that he thought would help but just hurt France in the long run. Louis was constantly at war with another country‚ which not only hurt France financially‚ because wars were very expensive during that time‚ but it also depleted France¡¯s once massive army

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    “One King‚ One Law‚ One Faith” King Louis XIV began his reign of France the day after Cardinal Mazarin’s death and expressed his determination to be a real king and the sole ruler of France. He reigned in France from 1643 to 1715 and held the desire to enhance the glory of his dynasty. Louis XIV consciously fostered the myth of himself as the Sun King‚ the source of light for all of his people. He was a staunch believer in the theory of divine-right monarchy‚ which was a based on the belief

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    Louis XIV of France vs. the Stuart Kings of England: Why did the Stuart kings fail‚ and Louis XIV succeed? William Jefferson Clinton was one of the greatest presidents to govern the United States as opposed to the Bush’s. Clinton proved to the world our preeminence by way of control‚ economic growth‚ and policies ranging from Israel to social security. The Bush’s proved to the world that they won the election. Louis XIV and the Stuart Kings also compare in similar ways. Louis XIV was a sound leader

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    October 2011 Louis XIV and Absolutism Over the past hundreds of years‚ many monarchs have used absolutism to rule over their nations. Louis XIV used absolutism to keep his subjects loyal to him. There were many different aspects in Louis’s absolutism including fear and power. Louis created different materialistic objects and created jobs and laws to keep many of his subjects loyal. He also had many different characteristics that would make different types of people loyal to him. Louis could make his

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    King Louis XIV’s Life and Reign Maureen Bauer HUM 361 King Louis XIV’s Life Louis XIV was born September 5‚ 1638 to his parents Louis XIII and Anne of Austria. He was their first child after twenty-two years of marriage. His brother‚ Philippe‚ was born in 1640. His parents did not have a happy marriage as they were chosen for each other and the King’s duties often kept them apart. The Beginning At the age of four King Louis XIII became ill with tuberculosis and rushed

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