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  • Louis VIII le Lion, roi de France (1187 - 1226)
    From Wikipedia, * Louis VIII of France Louis VIII the Lion King of the Franks and Count of Artois Reign 14 July 1223 – 8 November 1226 Coronation 6 August 1223, Reims Titles Count of Artois (1189–1226)...
  • Napoléon I, emperor of the French (1769 - 1821)
    Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821), was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century...
  • Louis XV King of France & Co-Prince of Andorra (1710 - 1774)
    LOUIS XV KING OF FRANCE & CO-PRINCE OF ANDORRA Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774) was a Bourbon monarch who ruled as King of France and of Navarre from 1 September 1715 until his death. He succe...
  • Louis XIV "le Grand" roi de France et Navarre (1638 - 1715)
    Louis XIV of France belonged to DNA haplogroup R1b (Y-DNA) The Peerage * Geneall * Wikipedia * King of France and Navarre: Reign 14 May 1643 – 1 September 1715 (72 years, 110 days) Coronation 7 June 16...
  • Louis XIII le Juste, roi de France et Navarre (1601 - 1643)
    LOUIS II KING OF NAVARRE also known as LOUIS XIII KING OF FRANCE also known as CO-PRINCE OF ANDORRA ==Links:==* The Peerage * Wikipedia * King of France Reign: 1610 – 1643> Predecessor: Henry IV and I...

Versailles was originally built in 1623 by French King Louis XIII le Juste, roi de France et Navarre as a hunting lodge made of brick and stone. His successor, Louis XIV "le Grand" roi de France et Navarre, expanded the structure into a royal palace, in multiple phases. It was remodeled in 1738 by Louis XV King of France & Co-Prince of Andorra. Following the French Revolution in 1789, the palace fell into disrepair. It was restored in the 19th century by Napoléon I, emperor of the French, Louis VIII le Lion, roi de France and Louis Philippe I d'Orléans, roi des Français

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