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"Louis XIV”When was Louis xvi death. Answer….On January 20, 1793, the National Convention condemned Louis XVI to death, his execution scheduled for the next day. Louis spent that evening saying goodbye to his wife and children

"Louis XIV”When was Louis xvi death.On January the National Convention condemned Louis XVI to death, his execution scheduled for the next day. Louis spent that evening saying goodbye to his wife and children

Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659-1743), Lodewijk XIV (1701) Olie op doek 277 x 194 cm - Het Louvre

Louis XIV : King Louis XIV of France, known as the Sun King, lived a lavish lifestyle and built the palace of Versailles. His reign, which lasted from 1643 until his death in redefined royal opulence and the power of the absolute monarch.

Marquise de Montespan  (Bibliothèque nationale de France) Seems a little late to be Montespan to me.

This is another late century print of the Marquise de Montespan lavishly dressed with a Fontanges headdress, fripon curls, mantua, and lace almost.

Portrait of Louis XVI of France with bust of Marie Antoinette by Alexandre Roslin, 1782-1783 (PD-art/old), Zamek Królewski w Warszawie (ZKW), one of the portraits assembled by Stanislaus Augustus for his Conference Room at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

Portrait of Louis XVI of France with bust of Marie Antoinette by Alexandre Roslin, (PD-art/old), Zamek Królewski w Warszawie (ZKW), one of the portraits assembled by Stanislaus Augustus for his Conference Room at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

Wedding portrait of the real Mary Tudor and her husband Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

Mary Tudor Queen of France, sister of Henry VIII married Louis XII. She later married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk.

The King is greeted by Fouquet at Vaux Le Vicomte

Young Louis XIV arrives at Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte, he is met by Nicolas…

"Portrait de Catherine II devant un miroir", V. Erichsen, 1762-1764, Musée de l'Ermitage, St-Pétersbourg. -  L'impératrice convoque en 1767 une assemblée de 652 représentants de toutes les régions de Russie pour élaborer un code inspiré de Montesquieu; mais les travaux n'aboutissent pas et l'assemblée sera renvoyée en 1774. La même année éclate la révolte de Pougatchev, chef cosaque qui entraîne les paysans mécontents.

Portrait of Catherine II in front of a Mirror , Between 1762 and 1764 Erichsen (Ericksen), Virgilius

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