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Pierre C.A., French physician, 1787-1872. See: Louis angle, Louis law.
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During the last decade of Louis XIV's reign, the royal ministers were in firm command of the government.
The remaining left foot of the Girardon Louis XIV on Horseback, a virtual relic of ancien regime veneration, is easily the most eccentric inclusion, as fascinating for its Roman gigantism as for its sorry state.
Christie's set the world record price at auction for Boulle in New York in November 2000 when a Louis XIV centre table from the Riahi Collection realised pounds 3,948,966.
He was recognized as James III by Louis XIV after his father's death in 1701, and when he was nineteen, the French sent him to attempt an invasion of Scotland.
Louis XIV's embrace of the multicolored, bejeweled habit habille (dressy clothing) set the style for Europe's old regime.
Ellen McClure's study exhibits exhaustive erudition and keen perspicacity in analyzing the theories of sovereignty and divine right in the sphere of Louis XIV's role as both an embodiment of God as well as an independent and self-possessed ruler.
The institution he writes about has survived a colorful journey since Louis XIV bestowed his blessing in 1669.
US rock band Louis XIV thought they'd hit the jackpot when they were invited to headline a gig in a chic ski resort.
The Affair of the Poisons: Murder, Infanticide and Satanism at the Court of Louis XIV. Anne Somerset.
Louis XIV, who was only 5' 6", was much more imposing in his five-inch footwear.
In fact, as Bell shows, attention to the patrie and its needs increased in intensity already in the last decades of Louis XIV's reign.
In Kubrick's film 2001, a black monolith symbolizes mankind's journey of knowledge and culminates in a brightly lit interior with Louis XIV furniture: Mayer's building incorporates similar stylistic contrasts: the art gallery fluorescent ceiling and the undersides of the cases are clearly contemporary, but the general brown colour scheme and golden draped registry office allude to the 1970s.