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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JULY CALENDAR: Star-spangled barbecueWITH THAT? 14 Bastille Day in France remembers the start of the French revolut
JULY CALENDAR: Star-spangled barbecue
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
WITH THAT? 14 Bastille Day in France remembers the start of the French revolution, 1789. History can't prove that King Louis XVI ate french fries with mayonnaise, but if he did, no wonder the crowd was after him. Belgium also claims to have... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Star-spangled barbecueWITH THAT? 14 Bastille Day in France remembers the start of the French revolut
Star-spangled barbecue
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
WITH THAT? 14 Bastille Day in France remembers the start of the French revolution, 1789. History can't prove that King Louis XVI ate french fries with mayonnaise, but if he did, no wonder the crowd was after him. Belgium also claims to have... Read more
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Daily Herald
A historical account of what sparklesmoldings, reflecting beveled mirrors, which made a statement as huge as any wan
A historical account of what sparkles
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
moldings, reflecting beveled mirrors, which made a statement as huge as any wannabe emperor could ever make. In France, Louis XVI adored this ornate style as well. His Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles is a testament for opulence and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Landmark Brussels hotel is brought to life by CorinthiaHenri Van Dievoet, the hotel’s exterior reflects the popular Neoclassical archi
Landmark Brussels hotel is brought to life by Corinthia
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
Henri Van Dievoet, the hotel’s exterior reflects the popular Neoclassical architectural style made famous in Paris by King Louis XVI, while the majestic interior furnishings lent the building a distinctly dignified style. Since 2000, the hotel has... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fashion: transform an outfit with a show topping hathe says, to be worn barefoot. “It is a more discreet place for women, so they
Fashion: transform an outfit with a show topping hat
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
he says, to be worn barefoot. “It is a more discreet place for women, so they are not in the shop window. We have Louis XVI sofas, Venetian glass, and have commissioned young Irish artist Jennifer O’Donoghue to paint one of the hats. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Joan Rivers's Tiffany and Co dog bowl fetches nearly $14,000Christie's said its estimated value was thought to be $40,000 to $60,000. Anot
Joan Rivers's Tiffany and Co dog bowl fetches nearly $14,000
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Christie's said its estimated value was thought to be $40,000 to $60,000. Another highlight of the auction was a pair of Louis XVI-style cream-painted canapes which fetched $37,500. Christie's said an online sale of additional items ended... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 21military failures resulting in Mexico losing just over half its territory, begi
June 21
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
military failures resulting in Mexico losing just over half its territory, beginning with the Texas Revolution. 1791: King Louis XVI of France and his immediate family begin the Flight to Varennes during the French Revolution. Louis had hoped to... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Mark L. Hopkins: Presidential power in our democracyconstitution they looked closely at the monarchies of Europe and decided they d
Mark L. Hopkins: Presidential power in our democracy
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
constitution they looked closely at the monarchies of Europe and decided they did not want a King like George of England or Louis XVI of France. Instead, the powers of the government were centered in Congress and they designed a relatively weak... Read more
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The Star
Mark L. Hopkins: Presidential power in our democracyconstitution they looked closely at the monarchies of Europe and decided they d
Mark L. Hopkins: Presidential power in our democracy
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
constitution they looked closely at the monarchies of Europe and decided they did not want a King like George of England or Louis XVI of France. Instead, the powers of the government were centered in Congress and they designed a relatively weak... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 20, 20161782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the embl
This day in history, June 20, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
1782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle. In 1791, King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee in the so-called "Flight to Varennes," but were caught. In 1837, Queen... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanac1782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the embl
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
1782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle. In 1791, King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee in the so-called "Flight to Varennes," but were caught. In 1837, Queen... Read more
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ABC News
Today in History1782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the embl
Today in History
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
1782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle. In 1791, King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee in the so-called "Flight to Varennes," but were caught. In 1837, Queen... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in History1782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the embl
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
1782, Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle. In 1791, King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee in the so-called "Flight to Varennes," but were caught. In 1837, Queen... Read more
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Swissinfo
The Ritz Paris Is Back—but Competition Is Fiercer Than EverSouquet is a riot of bold shapes, sumptuous fabrics, and richly colored pattern
The Ritz Paris Is Back—but Competition Is Fiercer Than Ever
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
Souquet is a riot of bold shapes, sumptuous fabrics, and richly colored patterns, layered one on top of the other. It’s Louis XVI excess brought into the 21st century. For a location locals covet: 25 Place Dauphine The Location: One of the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
John Mahama, you live luxury & Ghanaians live disasterFrance. She made that pronouncement in total disregard to the hungry people who
John Mahama, you live luxury & Ghanaians live disaster
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 15 days ago
France. She made that pronouncement in total disregard to the hungry people who were ravished by famine. Her husband King Louis XVI was busy indulging in excesses and debauchery to feel the pain of his subjects. In fact, a staff of sixteen... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why 'Robbing Peter' To 'Pay Paul Something-For-Nothing' Doesn't WorkState But the new 19th-century citizen now had a rifle as well as a ballot. An
Why 'Robbing Peter' To 'Pay Paul Something-For-Nothing' Doesn't Work
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
State But the new 19th-century citizen now had a rifle as well as a ballot. And if he could take down George III or Louis XVI, he could bring down any government. So, it was that, roughly a century after Louis’ head rolled, Germany’s first... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
The Real Reason We Have a Welfare Statestate But the new 19th century citizen now had a rifle as well as a ballot. A
The Real Reason We Have a Welfare State
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 21 days ago
state But the new 19th century citizen now had a rifle as well as a ballot. And if he could take down George III or Louis XVI, he could bring down any government. So, it was that, roughly a century after Louis’ head rolled, Germany’s first... Read more
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The Irish Times
Euro ’16: Food, fun and après matches in Paris, Lille or Bordeauxa classy cocktail try the Meurice, a 19th-century palace on the rue de Rivoli,
Euro ’16: Food, fun and après matches in Paris, Lille or Bordeaux
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
a classy cocktail try the Meurice, a 19th-century palace on the rue de Rivoli, as much for its lavish Louis XVI interior as for the gilded service and range of drinks. Charlie Haughey was reportedly a regular customer, which... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Families enjoy the summer at the Detroit Institute of Awesomein areas such as the French gallery. There, a family can sit around the table a
Families enjoy the summer at the Detroit Institute of Awesome
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
in areas such as the French gallery. There, a family can sit around the table and experience a dinner party hosted by Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette in 18th century France. Can you imagine a dinner that takes three hours to finish? What did... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The real Versailles: how to visit Louis XIV's opulent palaceduring the Revolution in 1789. Versailles’ last queen was accused of lascivious
The real Versailles: how to visit Louis XIV's opulent palace
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
during the Revolution in 1789. Versailles’ last queen was accused of lasciviousness, but it took several years for her and Louis XVI to consummate their marriage. Like many royal buildings in Paris, the château was turned into a museum after the... Read more
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express
Louis XVI, or the 'Sun King': Europe’s longest reigning monarch Louis XIV was the longest reigning monarch of any major country in Europe. T
Louis XVI, or the 'Sun King': Europe’s longest reigning monarch
express / Posted 29 days ago
Louis XIV was the longest reigning monarch of any major country in Europe. The palace of Versailles was Louis XVI residence Born in 1638, he became king at the age of four upon the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How to Get Started Collecting Vintage & Antiquesgo looking for it. You do have business rifling through old furniture, no matte
How to Get Started Collecting Vintage & Antiques
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
go looking for it. You do have business rifling through old furniture, no matter how deep—or puddle-like—your knowledge of Louis XVI chairs (they look like this, in case you’re wondering). Gravitate towards styles you like, and inquire about them,... Read more

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