Louis XVI

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Louis XVI

Louis XVI was King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791. Louis XVI was 19 when he was given the throne in 1774. louis felt unqualified because the government was deeply in debt.In 1778, Louis' government began providing the rebels (or Americans) with financial assistance which helped the Americans win independence.after the war the citizens forcibly removed the royal family from Versailles and imprisoned them in Paris. When the royal family attempted to flee the country they were captured at Varennes.Finally Louis was executed on January 21, 1793 onlg with his wife a cople of months later. Louis died with th nobleness of a extravagant king. For He said,"First feelings are always the most natural."

Louis XVI played an active role in his country's foreign policy. In doing so, he made the financial crisis he had inherited worse.In October 1789, a mob forcibly removed the royal family from Versailles and imprisoned them in a palace in Paris.Louis was executed on January 21, 1793. His wife had also died that October. Louis died with the composure that he felt was appropriate for a king.

The Last King of France who made the financial crisis worse and worse as the years went by. Also the reason france switched to a Republic.

"Louis XVI." World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 11 Sept. 2014."Louis XVI on trial." Photos/Illustrations. Library of Congress. World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 11 Sept. 2014

*23rd Aug, 1754 The Bith Of Louis XVI *16th May, 1770 He gets married to Maria Antonia *10th May, 1774 Death of Louis XV*23rd Nov, 1774 He became King *19th Dec, 1778 The Birth of his first child Her name was Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte *22nd Oct, 1781 Birth of Second Child His name was Louis-Joseph-Xavier-François *27th Mar, 1785 Birth of Third Child His name was Louis-Charles*9th Jul, 1786 Birth of fouth child Her name was Sophie-Hélène-Béatrix *21st Jun, 1791 Louis XVI and his parents tried to flee secretly to Paris. *13th Aug, 1792 He was put in prison for high treason and crimes against the state. *21st Jan, 1793 Death of Louis XVI was the only king ever to be executed in France.

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