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[Ebook] ➧ King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV By Philip Mansel – African-american.co WINNER OF THE FRANCO BRITISH SOCIETY BOOK PRIZE 2019The ultimate biography of the Sun King Louis XIV Simon Sebag MontefioreA TELEGRAPH AND BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEARLouis XIV King of FranceWINNER OF THE FRANCO BRITISH SOCIETY BOOK PRIZE 2019The ultimate biography of the Sun King Louis XIV Simon Sebag MontefioreA TELEGRAPH AND BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEARLouis XIV King of France and Navarre dominated his age In the second half of the seventeenth century he extended Frances frontiers into the Netherlands and Germany and established colonies in America Africa and India Louisiana which once occupied a third of the territory of the present day United States is named after him Louis was also one of the greatest patrons of European history Molire Racine Lully Le Brun le Ntre all worked for him The stupendous palace he built at Versailles and its satellites at Marly and Trianon became the envy.

Of monarchs all over Europe freuently imitated but never surpassed In all his palaces Louis encouraged dancing hunting music and gambling He loved conversation especially with women the power of women in Louiss life and reign is a particular theme of this bookLouis was obsessed by the details of government and travelled extensively around his kingdom but often his choices for ministers and generals proved disastrous After the death of his very able minister Colbert the extraordinary cost of building palaces and waging continuous wars devastated French finances and helped set France on the path to revolution In 1685 his decision to revoke toleration for Protestants damaged his country and alienated Protestant.

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