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Daily Mail
100-old pictures show France at its most beautifulof the pictures shows the spectacular Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versaill
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
of the pictures shows the spectacular Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles built in the late 1600s as part of King Louis XIV of France's third building campaign of the Palace RELATED ARTICLES Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! From... Read more
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iol.co.za
Five of the oldest hotels in ArgentinaIt is still currently styled with he majesty of the rooms and suites, the lobby
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
It is still currently styled with he majesty of the rooms and suites, the lobby and public areas reflect the styles Louis XIV and Louis XVI, which are visible in their style furniture, glass chandeliers, walls decorated with gold foil and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Love, sex and death at VersaillesVersailles." By all accounts they were living quite the high life. "I was cou
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Versailles." By all accounts they were living quite the high life. "I was counting up all the women of the grandfather of Louis XIV, Henry IV, he had more than 30 women with whom he had relationships in some way," said Mr Vaughan. "The whole idea... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Two men once cast as adversaries, they now have much in common"Jupiter" in the Elysee Palace and called him the "sun president," a playful re
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
"Jupiter" in the Elysee Palace and called him the "sun president," a playful recasting of the "sun king," another name for Louis XIV, France's iconic monarch. Last week, Macron gave a 90-minute address to both houses of Parliament at Versailles and... Read more
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DW
A royal trip through the Highlands |Europe | 11.12.2016 10.12.2016 On this edition of Euromaxx special: Kilts, bag
DW / Posted 7 days ago
Europe | 11.12.2016 10.12.2016 On this edition of Euromaxx special: Kilts, bagpipes and beautiful landscapes await passengers on the Royal Scotsman luxury train. Plus, a blogger from Barcelona shows us her city. And: The fascination of Lou... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Melania Trump's Stylist On the Red, White and Blue Frock He Designed for Her Parisian Outingfinding the right dresses for the proper occasions... It may help that I am Fre
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
finding the right dresses for the proper occasions... It may help that I am French for that particular reason of etiquette. Louis XIV invented the etiquette and protocol in a way!" Melania's French counterpart, Brigitte, stuck with her trusty Louis... Read more
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asianage
Trump and Macron attends Bastille Day celebration in ParisUS President Donald Trump with military fanfare and then visited historic milit
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
US President Donald Trump with military fanfare and then visited historic military complex at Les Invalides, built by King Louis XIV, where he was met with a large French army reception and joined Macron in inspecting the troops. Trump's two-day... Read more
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New Kerala
Trump, Macron attend Bastille Day military parade - newkerala news #254115President Donald Trump with military fanfare and then visited historic military
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
President Donald Trump with military fanfare and then visited historic military complex at Les Invalides, built by King Louis XIV, where he was met with a large French army reception and joined Macron in inspecting the troops. Trump's two-day... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Donald Trump offers hand of friendship to Emmanuel Macron on Paris visitwere greated with great military pomp by the Macrons at the vast military compl
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
were greated with great military pomp by the Macrons at the vast military complex at Les Invalides, built by the Sun King Louis XIV, where Trump joined the French leader in inspecting the troops. This appeared to flatter the US president, who has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Inside America's first familycan strike at Mr Trump. What does this mean for America's engagement with the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
can strike at Mr Trump. What does this mean for America's engagement with the world? For Mr Trump, no less than Louis XIV, it is "L'Etat, c'est moi" (loosly translated to I am the state). The deeper the probes, the more the Trump family... Read more
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New Kerala
Macron likely to discuss Syria, Iraq with Trump - newkerala news #254000Donald Trump with military fanfare and then visited historic military complex a
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Donald Trump with military fanfare and then visited historic military complex at Les Invalides, built by the Sun King Louis XIV, where he was met with a large French army reception and joined Macron in inspecting the troops. France has been... Read more
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The New Statesman
This one court case shows the danger in Theresa May's Brexit plansboth embodies France’s history and the president’s ambitions. Kings lived at th
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
both embodies France’s history and the president’s ambitions. Kings lived at the Louvre castle from 1190 until 1681, when Louis XIV moved the court to Versailles. “The Louvre doesn’t only represent France’s monarchy, as it became a museum after... Read more
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The New Statesman
Has Theresa May forgotten that she doesn't have a parliamentary majority any more?both embodies France’s history and the president’s ambitions. Kings lived at th
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
both embodies France’s history and the president’s ambitions. Kings lived at the Louvre castle from 1190 until 1681, when Louis XIV moved the court to Versailles. “The Louvre doesn’t only represent France’s monarchy, as it became a museum after... Read more
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Canberra Times
This $22 million, 1000-year-old French castle has sold once in the last 500 years - and now it could be yoursfor the better part of 300 years. The house is surrounded by traditional Frenc
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
for the better part of 300 years. The house is surrounded by traditional French gardens (designed by the royal gardener to Louis XIV), and, from its vantage point on the tip of a ledge, has sweeping views of the property’s 307 hectares. “The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
This $22 million, 1000-year-old French castle has sold once in the last 500 years - and now it could be yoursfor the better part of 300 years. The house is surrounded by traditional Frenc
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
for the better part of 300 years. The house is surrounded by traditional French gardens (designed by the royal gardener to Louis XIV), and, from its vantage point on the tip of a ledge, has sweeping views of the property’s 307 hectares. “The... Read more
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Swissinfo
This $17 Million French Castle Has Sold Only Once In 500 Yearsfor the better part of 300 years. The house is surrounded by traditional Frenc
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
for the better part of 300 years. The house is surrounded by traditional French gardens (designed by the royal gardener to Louis XIV), and, from its vantage point on the tip of a ledge, has sweeping views of the property’s 760 acres. “The property... Read more
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Daily Mirror
BMX tracks, basketball courts and car lifts - the super-rich home improvementsluxury property add ons.Versailles Why not go for a new build which copies the
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
luxury property add ons.Versailles Why not go for a new build which copies the classic houses of the past. Chateau Louis XIV, just outside Paris is a mini replica of the Palace of Versailles sold for €275 million in 2015 while Le Palais... Read more
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The Economic Times
How the Indira legacy still drives the Rashtrapati racethe heart of the BJP’s confusion is its flawed definition of “strong” leadershi
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
the heart of the BJP’s confusion is its flawed definition of “strong” leadership. It has failed to realise that from Louis XIV to Mao to Indira, those who rule with an “iron hand” generally cause havoc in the pursuit of absolute... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Brian Karscig's Greatest Hitsgoes down at Liberty Station. By nightfall, head to the Casbah to see Brian Kar
NBC San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
goes down at Liberty Station. By nightfall, head to the Casbah to see Brian Karscig play jams from his projects Convoy, Louis XIV and Nervous Wreckords, swing by Soda Bar for Three Bad Jacks or catch Band of Gringos at the Belly Up in Solana... Read more
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Scotsman
Review: Jacobite exhibition explores legacy of the Stuartswith little political power of their own however, they were pawns in the politi
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
with little political power of their own however, they were pawns in the politics of others. They were supported first by Louis XIV and when he abandoned them, by the Pope, but in 1766, on the death of James III and VIII even the Pope refused to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Hamilton' To The Marx Brothersa concert featuring prolific San Diego musician Brian Karscig. Karscig is a fo
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
a concert featuring prolific San Diego musician Brian Karscig. Karscig is a founding member of popular bands Convoy, Louis XIV and The Nervous Wreckords and he will be performing songs from those bands plus be prepared for special... Read more
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Breitbart
Emmanuel Bonaparte: Macron Declares He Will Govern Like a Roman Godunderstand. Summoning over 900 politicians from both houses of the French parl
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
understand. Summoning over 900 politicians from both houses of the French parliament to a rare Congress at the palace of Louis XIV – the ‘Sun King’ – in Versailles. Such assemblies are usually reserved for times of national crisis, but the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
We didn't win our independence to be this kind of countryfactor in America's rise to global preeminence. Every previous would-be hegemo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
factor in America's rise to global preeminence. Every previous would-be hegemon - Spain under Philip II, France under Louis XIV and Napoleon, Germany under Kaiser Wilhelm and Adolf Hitler, the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin and his... Read more
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Swissinfo
In Sun King's palace, Macron threatens to ram through parliament reformaides had said that, by bringing parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
aides had said that, by bringing parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century palace built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - the president was seeking to restore old-fashioned grandeur to the role. "JUPITERIAN"... Read more
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BBC News
Macron seeks to cut number of MPs by a thirdMacron is not the first president to convene a session at Versailles, the grand
BBC News / Posted 19 days ago
Macron is not the first president to convene a session at Versailles, the grand 17th Century palace outside Paris built by Louis XIV, "the Sun King".Image caption It is rare for the French president to address Congress at Versailles - Nicolas... Read more
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express
French TRANSFORMATION: Macron sets out five-year plan in rare address to both housesMacron's aides say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th cen
express / Posted 19 days ago
Macron's aides say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century palace built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - the president sought to restore old-fashioned grandeur to the role. The new French president... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Macron sets mandate's course at Sun King's palaceaides also say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
aides also say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century palace built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - the president is seeking to restore old-fashioned grandeur to the role, his aides say. Macron... Read more
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EuroNews
Macron sets mandate's course at Sun King's palaceMacron’s aides also say that by convening parliament’s 925 lawmakers to the 17t
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
Macron’s aides also say that by convening parliament’s 925 lawmakers to the 17th century palace built outside Paris by Louis XIV – the ‘Sun King’ – the president is seeking to restore old-fashioned grandeur to the role, his aides say. Macron... Read more
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The Star
Macron sets mandate's course at Sun King's palaceaides also say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
aides also say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century palace built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - the president is seeking to restore old-fashioned grandeur to the role, his aides say. Macron... Read more
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Reuters
Macron sets mandate's course at Sun King's palaceaides also say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
aides also say that by convening parliament's 925 lawmakers to the 17th century palace built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - the president is seeking to restore old-fashioned grandeur to the role, his aides say. Macron... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Macron to make US-style State of the Union addressto speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 17
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
to speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 1789, in the Real Tennis Room built by Louis XIV, that French revolutionaries gathered to form the first national assembly, vowing to stick together until a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Macron to make US-style State of the Union addressto speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 17
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 days ago
to speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 1789, in the Real Tennis Room built by Louis XIV, that French revolutionaries gathered to form the first national assembly, vowing to stick together until a... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Macron to make US-style State of the Union addressto speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 17
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 19 days ago
to speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 1789, in the Real Tennis Room built by Louis XIV, that French revolutionaries gathered to form the first national assembly, vowing to stick together until a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Macron to make US-style State of the Union addressto speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 17
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
to speak a Versailles so intriguing, but the symbolism too. It was there in 1789, in the Real Tennis Room built by Louis XIV, that French revolutionaries gathered to form the first national assembly, vowing to stick together until a... Read more
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express
Donald Trump to visit Britain this month? Downing Street on alert for US President meetingthe Russian leader in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France's fo
express / Posted 20 days ago
the Russian leader in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France's former monarchy, built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - to symbolise absolute power. Even so, Mr Macron pulled no punches, accusing Russian state media... Read more
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iol.co.za
France's Macron extends olive branch to Trumpflattered Putin in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France's forme
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
flattered Putin in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France's former monarchy, built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - to symbolise absolute power. Even so, Macron pulled no punches, accusing Russian state media of... Read more
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Raw Story
France’s Macron trades barbs for diplomacy with Trumpflattered Putin in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France’s forme
Raw Story / Posted 23 days ago
flattered Putin in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France’s former monarchy, built outside Paris by Louis XIV – the ‘Sun King’ – to symbolize absolute power. Even so, Macron pulled no punches, accusing Russian state media of... Read more
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Reuters
France's Macron trades barbs for diplomacy with Trumpflattered Putin in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France's forme
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
flattered Putin in May with a meeting at the sumptuous palace of France's former monarchy, built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - to symbolize absolute power. Even so, Macron pulled no punches, accusing Russian state media of... Read more
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Reuters
Far-left French lawmakers to boycott key speech by 'Pharaoh-like' Macrona Congress, are rare and take place in the sumptuous palace of France's former
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
a Congress, are rare and take place in the sumptuous palace of France's former kings built at Versailles outside Paris by Louis XIV to symbolize absolute power. Macron's aides say he intends to use the occasion to set the tone of his presidency... Read more
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Reuters
Macron calls parliament to 'Sun King's palace, may eclipse PMknown as a Congress and takes place at Versailles, the sumptuous palace of Fran
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
known as a Congress and takes place at Versailles, the sumptuous palace of France's former monarchy built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - to symbolize absolute power. Macron's aides say he wants to set the tone and the direction of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Nelson Rockefeller's Léger Mural Sold by MoMA Heads to Houston (Correct)as the Metropolitan Opera House and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, out
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
as the Metropolitan Opera House and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, outfitted the place with wood paneling à la Louis XIV. A grand living room had two fireplaces, with ample surrounding space for ornamentation. “Wally designed two... Read more
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Swissinfo
Nelson Rockefeller's Léger Mural Sold by MoMA Heads to Houstonas the Metropolitan Opera House and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, out
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
as the Metropolitan Opera House and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, outfitted the place with wood paneling à la Louis XIV. A grand living room had two fireplaces, with ample surrounding space for ornamentation. “Wally designed two... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why the world really wants to know about Francethe cliche. But history suggests otherwise. French armies were the scourge of
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
the cliche. But history suggests otherwise. French armies were the scourge of Europe for most of the 17th century, when Louis XIV knew quite a few things about winning battles – and then came the 18th and 19th centuries, and a chap called... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The best boutique hotels in Sevillesound of a trickling water fountain belies the fact that you’re just yards away
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
sound of a trickling water fountain belies the fact that you’re just yards away from La Giralda. You'll find a mix of Louis XIV-style gilt chandeliers, high wooden-beamed ceilings, parquet floors and contemporary, neutral-toned damasks and... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
How did the French get it right?and the President’s new party dominating the National Assembly. What will the
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 28 days ago
and the President’s new party dominating the National Assembly. What will the new president do with this power? The young Louis XIV may inspire President Macron’s sense of what the French nation expects of a powerful head-of-state, especially in... Read more
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Sussex Express
Take a trip on the Seinewe’d been treated to a private tour around the chateau once owned by Louis de B
Sussex Express / Posted 29 days ago
we’d been treated to a private tour around the chateau once owned by Louis de Bourbon, Duke of Burgundy and grandson of Louis XIV, and been seated at an al fresco table overlooking the gardens we certainly felt like royalty. Outside normal... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Take a trip on the Seinewe’d been treated to a private tour around the chateau once owned by Louis de B
Chichester Observer / Posted 29 days ago
we’d been treated to a private tour around the chateau once owned by Louis de Bourbon, Duke of Burgundy and grandson of Louis XIV, and been seated at an al fresco table overlooking the gardens we certainly felt like royalty. Outside normal... Read more

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