Also on these boards
Dauphin Louis-Auguste of France,Louis XVI of France.23 August 1754-21 January 1793.Son of Louis,Dauphin of France (1729-1765) & Duchess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1731-1767).King of France 10 May 1774-21 September 1792.Married Archduchess Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna of Austria (1755-1793) on 16 May 1770.Issues:Marie-Therese (1778-1851).Louis (1781-1789).Louis-Charles (1785-1795).Sophie (1786-1787).
Louis XV (1710 -1774) ruled as King of France from 1715 until his death. He brought France further towards bankruptcy through lavish spending and several wars with England, Austria, the Ottoman Empire, and Prussia. Considered to be the “First Gentleman of Europe”, he was a man of great charm and easy morals. His many mistresses were famous.
"Louis XV at the Age of Five in the Costume of the Sacre" by Hyacinthe Rigaud (1716-1724) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - A young child with an overwhelming responsibility, King Louis XV of France ascended to the throne in 1715 when he was only 5 years old. While France was ruled by a regency until he reached adulthood, he was still accorded the full deference due to a monarch.
Sophie Philippine Élisabeth Justine de France,fille de France (1734–1782) was a French princesse du sang, by J-M Nattier. She was the 6th daughter and 8th child of Louis XV of France and Queen consort Marie Leszczyńska. First known as Madame Cinquième, she later became Madame Sophie. Had little influence at court, died unmarried.