Sun King


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Sun King

n
(Biography) the. An epithet of Louis XIV
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Noun1.Sun King - king of France from 1643 to 1715Sun King - king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)
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Sonnenkönig
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For example, his great-granny, Salome Laplain, was a wealthy Frenchwoman with a connection to the Sun King, Louis XIV.
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B Boyd, Glasgow The Sun King was a nickname that King Louis XIV received because he chose the sun as his personal symbol.
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Regrettably they are not greeted by Louis the sun king, the Maharajah, Nero or Ramses, as a matter of fact the chances of glimpsing the royals as they wander round the Tower of London is just as unlikely.
A delightfully rich and lush period romance, with Alan Rickman wearing the director's hat and playing the lead role of the French Sun King, Louis XIV.
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