Louis Xiv vs. Peter the Great
The 16th and 17th centuries, times of great change, were lived through by some of the most influential leaders known today. Two of which were Louis XIV and Peter the Great. These monarchs, different as the separate continents they lived on, shared only minor similarities such as absolutism and territorial expansion.
Louis XIV was for the flair, fun, and fancy, focusing on the fact that he was the ‘sun’ of France. A patron of the arts, Louis’ policies mainly focused on improving his own social...
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