Sites related to Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King. He reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715.
|Defence Line of Amsterdam||the old defense line was created as reaction to Louis' attack on Amsterdam|
|Fontainebleau||Louis used the castle and ordered the construction of a new park and a canal|
|Fortifications of Vauban||Louis ordered the construction of the fortifications|
|Island of Saint-Louis||Named after him|
|Loire Valley||Louis used Chambord several times for parties and hunting|
|Maritime Greenwich||The Painted Hall ceiling contains a representation of him "Below William, clutching a broken sword, is the defeated French king Louis XIV, who wears a yellow tunic, the colour of fear and treachery"|
|Paris, Banks of the Seine||Louis ordered the construction of the Hôtel des Invalides|
|Québec||Bust of him in the Place Royale|
|Reims||coronation place of Louis|
|Strasbourg||The Free City of Strasbourg ... was later annexed by Louis XIV of France to extend the borders of his kingdom. (wiki)|
|Versailles||Louis transformed a former hunting lodge into the palace|
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