Charles X


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Charles X

1757-1836.
King of France (1824-1830) who dissolved the Chamber of Deputies, restricted freedom of the press, and launched an invasion of Algeria (1830). He abdicated as a result of the July Revolution of 1830 and went into exile.

Charles X

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1. (Biography) title of Charles Gustavus. 1622–60, king of Sweden, who warred with Poland and Denmark in an attempt to create a unified Baltic state
2. (Biography) 1757–1836, king of France (1824–30): his attempt to restore absolutism led to his enforced exile
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He was the first to paint a black cap on Charles X.
Nearly 350 years later, a new French king, Charles X, received his own giraffe from an Egyptian tomb robber and antiques dealer who was also seeking to gain influence.
By 1827, Charles X had been on the throne for three years and his style of government derived from a firm belief in the principles of royal power, the Catholic Church and the rights of the nobility.