Louis XIV (5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715)
He was a french king from the House of Bourbon who reigned the french kingdom during the second half of the 17th century. He was one of the most powerful French monarchs as he created a centralized state governed from the capital and consolidated France as an absolute monarchy that endured until the French revolution, almost 100 years after his death.
Teller of the Tales by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Bourbon & French coat of arms – Sodacan: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Sodacan
Spanish coat fo arms – Heralder – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Heralder
Versailles – ToucanWings – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:ToucanWings
Versailles (Grounded picture) – Photography by Marc Vassal
Sun symbol at the gate of the Palace of Versailles – Photography by Konstantin Yolshin – www.shutterstock.com
Hope Diamond – photography by David Bjorgen