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A portrait of King Charles IX of France, circa 1572 . By or after Francois Clouet

A portrait of King Charles IX of France, circa 1572 . By or after Francois Clouet

Amiel - Louis II dit le Bègue né le 1er novembre 846, mort le 11 avril 879 à Compiègne. Roi des Francs (877-879), fils de Charles II dit le Chauve et Ermentrude d'Orléans

Amiel - Louis II dit le Bègue né le 1er novembre 846, mort le 11 avril 879 à Compiègne. Roi des Francs (877-879), fils de Charles II dit le Chauve et Ermentrude d'Orléans

Kubilai Khan doit attendre la victoire en 1264 pour accéder réellement au khanat, en ayant presque conquis l'intégralité de la Chine. Petit-fils de Gengis Khan (v. 1160-1227), il naît l'année de la prise de Pékin par celui-ci. En 1260, il succède à son frère Möngke comme grand khan des Mongols.

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Kubilai Khan doit attendre la victoire en 1264 pour accéder réellement au khanat, en ayant presque conquis l'intégralité de la Chine. Petit-fils de Gengis Khan (v. 1160-1227), il naît l'année de la prise de Pékin par celui-ci. En 1260, il succède à son frère Möngke comme grand khan des Mongols.

Henry VI of England- inherited his grandfather's insanity through his mother Catherine of Valois, the French princess and daughter of the insane Charles VI of France.

Henry VI of England- inherited his grandfather's insanity through his mother Catherine of Valois, the French princess and daughter of the insane Charles VI of France.

June 30, 1559: Mortally wounded, Henry II of France. In celebration of the Peace of Cateau-Cambresis, Henry participated in a joust with Gabriel Montgomery, captain of the King's Scottish Guard. He suffered a head wound which became infected and he died on July 10th. His Queen, Catherine de Medici, remained by his side and prevented Henry's mistress, Diane de Poitiers, from visiting him, even though he repeatedly called for her.

June 30, 1559: Mortally wounded, Henry II of France. In celebration of the Peace of Cateau-Cambresis, Henry participated in a joust with Gabriel Montgomery, captain of the King's Scottish Guard. He suffered a head wound which became infected and he died on July 10th. His Queen, Catherine de Medici, remained by his side and prevented Henry's mistress, Diane de Poitiers, from visiting him, even though he repeatedly called for her.

Cardianal Jules Raymond Mazarin (1602-1661). Surintendant au gouvernement et à la conduite de la personne du roi Louis XIV

Cardianal Jules Raymond Mazarin (1602-1661). Surintendant au gouvernement et à la conduite de la personne du roi Louis XIV

Louis XII, King of France, Henry VIII's brother in law when he ordered the marriage of Louis and his sister Mary. Aged and decrepit at that time, the marriage only lasted a few weeks until he died. Mary then married Charles Brandon and endured Henry's great ire over that marriage.

Louis XII, King of France, Henry VIII's brother in law when he ordered the marriage of Louis and his sister Mary. Aged and decrepit at that time, the marriage only lasted a few weeks until he died. Mary then married Charles Brandon and endured Henry's great ire over that marriage.

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