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  • Jennifer Gold

    History: this is of Louis XVI who was the emperor of france until he was overthrown in the revolution

  • Jana Perskie

    May 10, 1774: Louis XV, (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), King of France and of Navarre, dies of smallpox and his son, 20-year old Louis-Auguste, is crowned King Louis XVI. (Painting of Louis V by Maurice Quentin de La Tour)

  • Shari Copeland

    hairstyles of the 18th century | ROBBERY OF PERIWIGS IN THE STREET :

  • Anna McGonigal

    Louis XV was king of France from 1715 to 1774. He was nicknamed 'the Well-Beloved', but his failures contributed to the crisis that brought on the French Revolution.

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