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King Louis XIV of France was an extremely powerful individual and is the prime example of an absolute monarchy. King Louis is one of the most prominent figures when thinking about the French monarchy as under his rule France was considered a global superpower at the time. Being appointed the throne at only 5 years old after the death of...
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In the year of 1638, an heir to the monarchy was born, Louis XIV, without knowing that one day he would assume personal power. His mother was Anne of Austria and his father was Louis XIII. Louis XIII passed away when Louis XIV was only 5 years old. His mother, Anne of Austria, took on his rule until he was...
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Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, was the French King that had the throne since the age of five. After Louis XIII died, Louis XIV succeeded to the throne and was rented by Anne of Austria, Louis XIV's mother, as Louis was too young to rule. Anne was assisted by Cardinal Mazarin who was an Italian diplomat and...
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The realization of self, one’s own desires, and humankind were the revolutionary thoughts brought on by the Renaissance. The aftermath of these developed thoughts and concepts within the population of Europe was what allowed the monarchs of the 17th century to paint the image of divinity alongside monarchy: “the divine right to rule”, where the power dynamics between the church,...
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From the years 700 to 1700, Europe knew many several large and diverse empires, kingdoms, and nations. To maintain power and coherence in these large territories rulers adopted varying systems. Three high-profile rulers who faced this challenge were Charlemagne (ruler of the Carolingian Empire from 768-814), Louis XIV (King of France from 1643 to 1715), and Count-Duke of Olivares who...
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European State Consolidation in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth century and New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries Before the Scientific Revolution, the Renaissance was the biggest cultural and scientific movement in Europe. As a result of the Renaissance, new ideas were introduced, partially influenced by the formation of Protestantism and new skepticism towards the Catholic...
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France is a magnificent place that holds the world's most beautiful art pieces and landmarks. Last summer I had the opportunity to travel within Europe and I decide to go to the fashion capital of the world Paris. My top destination was to visit a landmark located outside of Paris which was the Palace of Versailles. “It is located in...
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I am currently living in the seventeenth-century Europe and am taking a trip. I am currently taking a trip as King Louis XIV of France. I was born on September 5, 1638, in Saint-Germaine-en-Laye, France. I came to power when I was four years old to be able to clean up the mess Cardinal Richelieu’s had done. I implemented reforms...
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