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Louis XIV

(1638–1715). “The Great”; “le Grand Monarque”; “le Roi Soleil,” “the sun king”; b. Saint Germain-en-Laye, Fr.; king of Fr. 1643–1715; assumed power 1661 on death of J. Mazarin.* See also France, 5, 10; Gallicanism: Government; Utrecht, Treaty of.

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