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How Well Do You Know French Royal History?

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  1. 1. We'll start with a (relatively) easy one. What's this king's name?

    Hyacinthe Rigaud / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Louis XIV
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XV
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XVI
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is Louis XIV.

    Painted by Hyacinthe Rigaud in 1701.

  2. 2. And what is his name?

    Jean Clouet / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Charles V
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    Incorrect
    Louis XII
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    Incorrect
    Francis I
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It is Francis I!

    Painted by Jean Clouet around 1530.

  3. 3. What's this guy's name?

    Joseph-Siffrein Duplessis / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Louis XV
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XVI
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XVIII
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is Louis XVI.

    Painted by Joseph-Siffrein Duplessis in 1777.

  4. 4. This bearded king, what name did he bear?

    Frans Pourbus le Jeune / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Charles IX
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Henry III
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Henry IV
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Henry IV !

    Painted by Frans Pourbus the Younger.

  5. 5. What is the name of this king?

    François Gérard / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Louis-Philippe I
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    Incorrect
    Louis XVIII
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Henry V
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is Louis XVIII.

    Painted by François Gérard.

  6. 6. What was the name of this moustached king?

    Philippe de Champaigne / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Louis XI<br />
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XII
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XIII
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is Louis XIII.

    Painted by Philippe de Champaigne.

  7. 7. And this other French monarch?

    Franz Xaver Winterhalter / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Louis-Philippe I
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XIX
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Henry VIII<br />
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Louis-Philippe I.

    Painted in 1841 by Franz Xaver Winterhalter.

  8. 8. This monarch could wear a hat like nobody else, but what was his name?

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    Charles VIII
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Henry II
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Charles IX
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is Charles IX.

  9. 9. What was the name of this guy who couldn't get enough ermine fur?

    François Gérard / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Incorrect
    Charles X<br />
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Philip IV
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Charles VI
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Charles X !

    Painted by François Gérard in 1824.

  10. 10. And finally, who is this gentleman?

    Louis-Michel van Loo / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Incorrect
    Louis XV
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jean-Marc III
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Louis XVII
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It is Louis XV !

    Painted by Louis-Michel van Loo.

This post was translated from French.

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