Louis XIV of France
Louis XIV was one of the greatest European monarchs of all time, the King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715. His reign of over 72 years is the longest of any ruler of any major European country of all time. He is also illustriously known as "Louis the Great" or "the Sun King."

Full Name Louis Dieudonne d'Bourbon XIV
Who King of France
Birth Date September 5, 1638
Death Date September 1, 1715
Country France
Born Saint Germain en Laye, France
Died Versailles, France
Cause of Death gangrene
Education private royal tutors
Father Louis XIII of France
Mother Anne of Austria

Maria Theresa of Spain

Francoise d'Aubigne

Siblings Philippe I, Duke of Orleans

Louis, Grand Dauphin of France

Marie Anne de Bourbon

Louis, Count of Vermandois

Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine

Louis Cesar, Count of Vexin

Louise Francoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon

Louise de Maisonblanche

Francoise Marie de Bourbon

Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse

How Added - Because he was #26 on the "100 Most Significant Figures in History" list by Time magazine.

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