The Life of Louis XIV

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  • Louis was born

    Louis XIV was born in Saint Germain en Laye.
  • Louis XIV became king of France

    Louis becomes king of France on May 14, 1643
  • Louis' marriage

    Louis XIV and Marie-Thérèse (the daughter of King Philip IV-Spain) marries. This marriage led the peace between France and Spain.
  • Civil Procedure

    The rules and the standards that the courts should follew
  • Expansion of France's territory

    Louis was able to increase France's land by defeating Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Netherlands. Also, Louis had the greatest power in Europe.
  • Objection of Protestant

    Before, the Protestants had rights to worship, but Louis readicated Portestantism by force. The result of this was tragic; soldiers committed murder and torture, many Protestants were executed, 300,000 people left the country and it had effects on French economy.
  • War of the Grand Alliance

    France had war against English, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch. The war lasted for nine years. France gave up Lorraine, Catalonia, some parts of Flanders, and Orange. France was still the most powerful nation in Europe.
  • The death of Louis XIV

    Louis began to suffer from bacteria infection in his leg and at the end he died of coma.
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