Ancien Régime/Related Articles
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- Louis XIV : Longest reigning (1643-1715) King of France whose expensive foreign wars were distastrous.
- Louis XV : (1710-1774), King of France (1715-1774), was the dominant political figure during the Ancien Régime.
- Louis XVI : King of France executed in 1792 during the French Revolution; husband of Marie Antoinette.
- French Revolution : The revolutionary episode in France that deposed the king and the aristocracy, created a republic, and included a period of terror, in which thousands were killed or driven into exile.