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  Louis XV of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis XV was born at Versailles on February 15, 1710, while his great-grandfather Louis XIV was still on the throne.
The young Louis XV was moved to the modern lodgings attached to the medieval fortress of Vincennes, located 7 km/4.5 miles east of Paris in the Forest of Vincennes, where the air was deemed more wholesome and healthy than in Paris.
As a result of these victories, France occupied the entire Austrian Netherlands (modern-day Belgium), at the time the wealthiest area of Europe, and Louis XV was well on his way to fulfil the old dream of France to establish the country’s north-eastern border on the Rhine.
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 Louis XV of France - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Louis XV (February 15, 1710 – May 10, 1774), called the Well-Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1715 to 1774.
Louis XV was born at Versailles on February 15, 1710, while his great-grandfather Louis XIV was still on the throne.
The young Louis XV was moved to the modern lodgings attached to the medieval fortress of Vincennes, located 7 km/4.5 miles east of Paris in the Forest of Vincennes, where the air was deemed more wholesome and healthy than in Paris.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Louis XV of France
The son of Louis, Duke of Burgundy[?] and Marie-Adélaide of Savoy, and great-grandson of King Louis XIV, Louis was part of the Bourbon Dynasty.
Although France still held New Orlenas and lands to the west of the Mississippi, as well as Guadeloupe, it was this defeat and signing of the treaty that represented the first stage of a total abandonment of the New World.
King Louis XV died of smallpox at the Palace of Versailles.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Louis XV of France
Louis, Duke of Brittany, was born in 1707 and died in 1712 at the age of 5.
Louis, dauphin de France, in a pastel by Maurice Quentin de La Tour Louis Ferdinand, dauphin de France (1729-1765), born in Versailles, was the eldest and only surviving son of King Louis XV of France and Queen Marie Leszczyńska, and thus heir apparent (dauphin) to the throne of...
Louis XVII of France (March 27, 1785 – June 8, 1795), from birth to 1789 known as Louis-Charles, Duke of Normandy; then from 1789 to 1791 as Louis-Charles, Dauphin of Viennois; and from 1791 to 1793 as Louis-Charles, Prince Royal of France, was the son of King Louis...
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 Louis XV of France Summary
The main objective of Louis XV's diplomacy was to maintain an influence in Poland and to strengthen France's allies in central and eastern Europe.
In 1721, Louis XV was betrothed to his first cousin, Marianne Victoria of Bourbon, daughter of Philip V of Spain and his second wife Elizabeth Farnese.
The Marquise de Pompadour, met Louis XV in February 1745 at a lavish masked ball given in honour of the dauphin's marriage, was the most famous mistress of the reign, and the most honourable one.
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 Louis XV - MSN Encarta
Louis XV (1710-74), king of France (1715-74), whose failure to provide strong leadership and badly needed reforms contributed to the crisis that brought on the French Revolution.
Louis was born at Versailles on February 15, 1710, the great-grandson of Louis XIV, whom he succeeded at the age of five.
Louis XV's reported prophecy, “After me, the deluge,” was fulfilled in the overthrow of the French monarchy less than two decades later.
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 Louis XIV of France
France was essentially ruled by Cardinal Mazarin until his death, in 1661, Louis then began to assert his power.
King Louis XIV died on September 1, 1715 and is buried in Saint Denis Basilica.
He outlived his son, the dauphin Louis, and he was succeeded by his great-grandson who became King Louis XV of France, and who spent his minority under the regency of Philippe of Orleans.
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 Louis, dauphin de France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis Ferdinand, dauphin de France (1729-1765), born in Versailles, was the eldest and only surviving son of King Louis XV of France and Queen Marie Leszczyńska, and thus heir apparent (dauphin) to the throne of France.
In 1745, the 16-year-old dauphin Louis was married to the first cousin of his father, the 19-year-old infanta Maria-Teresa of Spain, daughter of King Philip V of Spain and Elizabeth Farnese.
His eldest surviving son Louis, Duke of Berry, became the new dauphin, and later ascended the throne as Louis XVI at the death of Louis XV.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Louis XIV of France
Louis XIV increased the power and influence of France in Europe, fighting three major wars—the Franco-Dutch War, the War of the League of Augsburg, and the War of the Spanish Succession—and two minor conflicts—the War of Devolution, and the War of the Reunions.
Louis XIV considered its construction one of the greatest achievements of his reign, which, along with the Chateau de Versailles, is one of the largest and most extravagant monuments in Europe, extolling a king and his country.
Thus Louis XIV's five-year-old great-grandson Louis, Duc d'Anjou, the younger son of the Duc de Bourgogne and Dauphin upon the death of his grandfather, father and elder brother, succeeded to the throne and was to reign as Louis XV of France.
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Louis XV of France Louis XV (February 15, 1710 - May 10, 1774) was king of France from 1715-74.
The son of Louis, Duke of Burgundy and Marie-Adélaide of Savoy, and great-grandson of King Louis XIV, Louis was part of the Bourbon Dynasty.
Although France still held New Orleans and lands to the west of the Mississippi, as well as Guadeloupe, it was this defeat and signing of the treaty that represented the first stage of a total abandonment of the New World.
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 The Miracle Child - Louis Xv Of France
Louis XV (February 15, 1710 - May 10, 1774), called the Well-Beloved (French language: le Bien-Aimé), was king of France from 1715 to 1774.
Louis XV was born at the Palace of Versailles on February 15, 1710, while his great-grandfather Louis XIV was still on the throne.
Marie-Adélaïde was a very lively woman of whom the old king Louis XIV was very fond, and the young couple, deeply in love of each other (quite an unusual fact at the court in Versailles), had rejuvenated the court of the old king and become the center of attraction in Versailles.
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 Louis XVI - France.com
Louis himself was very popular and not unobliging to the social, political and economic reforms of the Revolution, but the bad influence of his wife in politics caused him to reject the principles of the Revolution.
Louis was arrested (August 10), tried (from December 11) and convicted of treason before the National Assembly.
King Louis XVI was beheaded in front of a cheering crowd on January 21, 1793.
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 Personalities of Louisiana: Louis XV
Louis XV Louis is born, the son of the Duc de Barry.
Louis XIV declares the illegitimate sons of Montespan to be in line for dynastic succession, but a legitimate heir is the Duc de Barry who dies this year leaving his four-year-old son as the sole legitimate heir.
Louis XIV dies in the palace at Versailles.
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 Louis XV of France - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Louis XV (February 16, 1710 – May 10, 1774), called the Well-Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1715 to 1774.
The calculation was that should the young Louis XV die, the bastard sons of Louis XIV would succeed the young boy on the throne.
As a result of these victories, France occupied the entire Austrian Netherlands (modern-day Belgium), at the time the wealthiest area of Europe, and Louis XV was well on his way to fulfill the old dream of France to establish the country’s northeastern border on the Rhine River.
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 Louis XV, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1710–74, king of France (1715–74), great-grandson and successor of King Louis XIV, son of Louis, titular duke of Burgundy, and Marie Adelaide of Savoy.
Louis, however, lacked both the will and interest to govern forcefully, and his reign was influenced by a succession of favorites.
The domestic abuses of Louis XIV’s rule and the disastrous financial policy of the regency were partly liquidated by Fleury, but the extravagances of Louis XV’s court, the expense of warfare, and the defeat of attempts at reform left the monarchy weak by the time of the king’s death.
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 Louis XV
Louis XV, King of France, was the great-grandson of Louis XIV and the third son of Louis, duke of Burgundy, and Marie Adelaide, princess of Savoy.
France was unsuccessful in her immediate object, but at the peace of Vienna (1735) secured the possession of Lorraine.
It was the cause of immense disasters to France; for after a promising beginning, both by land and sea, France suffered reverses which lost her both India and Canada and deprived her of the leading position which she had so long held in Europe.
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 History of King Louis XV of France
Louis XV was an orphan and a child.
It now became the object of France to use the conquest of the Netherlands as a means of obtaining what she wanted in Italy, and of Austria to obtain from France compensation for the cession of Silesia to Frederick.
At last he was able to embark for France, the arrival, presence and departure of the boats being concealed from the government by the loyalty of the people.
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 France - Louis XV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
France - Louis XV The Crown of Louis XV
In 1722 Louis XV introduced a new feature by having a magnificent crown set with the richest stones from the crown collection.
The embarrassing treasure was eventually disposed of through the agency of John Law, the financier, to the Duke of Orleans, Regent of France for the boy-king Louis XV, for the sum of £135,000.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis XV of France Information
Louis XV King of France (1715-1774) who led France into the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) and the Seven Years' War (1756-1763).
King of France from 1715, with the Duke of Orléans as regent until 1723.
Indolent and frivolous, Louis left government in the hands of his ministers, the Duke of Bourbon and Cardinal Fleury (1653–1743).
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Gregory XV
Gregory XV then sent Carlos Caraffa as nuncio to Vienna, to assist the emperor by his advice in his efforts to suppress Protestantism, especially in Bohemia and Moravia, where the Protestants considerably outnumbered the Catholics.
To a great extent it was also due to the influence of Gregory XV that, at a meeting of princes at Ratisbon, the Palatinate and the electoral dignity attached to it were granted to Duke Maximilian of Bavaria in the early part of January, 1623.
In France, the power of the Huguenots was on the decrease, owing to the influence of Gregory XV with King Louis XIII.
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 Wikinfo | Louis XIV of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Louis XIV (the Sun King, pronounced "Louie Ka-torz") (September 5, 1638 - September 1, 1715) reigned as king of France from May 14, 1643 to September 1, 1715.
Louis married Maria Theresa of Spain (Marie-Thérèse d'Espagne) in 1660.
King Louis XIV died on September 1, 1715 and was buried in Saint Denis Basilica in Paris.
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 The reign of Louis XV (1723-1774)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
On the death of the regent, Louis XV acceded to the throne.
Louis XV governed by himself between 1743 and 1758.
France's cultural influence had never been so profound (Voltaire was summoned to the court of Frederick II of Prussia), but, in foreign affairs, despite a number of military successes, the nation appeared politically weakened, as the loss of Canada in 1763 was to prove.
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 RoyaList Online - Royal Genealogy - Louis Bourbon, Duke of Burgundy (father of Louis XV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
When Louis was born in 1682, it was the first time in 135 years that a grandson had been born to a reigning king of France (Louis XIV).
Louis was very studious as he grew into adulthood, and read the Abbe de Choisy's life of Charles V several times.
Louis was very fond of tennis, and his critics noted that he spent more time playing tennis during his term as a soldier than on military matters.
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 SEVENTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
King Louis XV of FRANCE was born in 1710 in France - son of Louis and Marie of Savoy.
He was married to Marie LESZCZYNSKA Queen of France (daughter of Stanislas Lesczynski of POLAND Duke of Lorraine) in 1725.
Marie LESZCZYNSKA Queen of France was born in 1703 in Breslau, Poland - dtr of Stanislas.
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