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Related to Charles X: Louis XVIII
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.
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