Louis XIV King of France crowned in 1654

Louis XIV King of France crowned in 1654

1654, Louis XIV King of France crowned in 1654

On this day during on June 7, 1654, Louis XIV crowned King of France. King Louis XIV, also known as “Louis the Great” or the “Sun King”. He was King of France during from 14 May 1643 until his death in 1715.

However, Louis XIV came to the throne in aged 4. His reign of 72 years and 110 days. Further, it has recorded as the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history. After the death of his chief minister, the Italian Cardinal Mazarin, King Louis began his personal rule of France in 1661.

The Louis XIV was born during on 5 September 1638 in the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. Louis founded the Académie Royale de Danse, and in 1669. The Académie d’Opéra, important driving events in the evolution of ballet.

Over the course of four building campaigns, Louis converted a hunting lodge built by Louis XIII into the spectacular Palace of Versailles. With the exception of the current Royal Chapel, the palace achieved much of its current appearance after the third building campaign, which was followed by an official move of the royal court to Versailles on 6 May 1682.

In October 15, 1685, Louis issued the Edict of Fontainebleau, which cited the redundancy of privileges for Protestants given their scarcity after the extensive conversions.



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