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the Sun King: Bourbons

Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is one of the longest in French and European history. He is known for his patronage to the arts, building the palace of Versaille, his ego and extravagance.

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FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES

General Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie, also known as Alexandre Dumas, was the first black general in French history and remains the highest-ranking person of color of all time in a continental...

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The Bloody History of the Plantagenet Dynasty in 10 Events

“From the Devil we sprang, and to the Devil we shall return” – king Richard the Lionheart, referring to his Plantagenet family. Many contemporaries thought there was something demonic about England’s Plantagenet Dynasty (1154 – 1485), who named themselves after the planta geneste, or common broom, and went at everything full tilt. They were known ...

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Avec le temps... Avec le temps, va, tout s'en va. On oublie le visage et l'on oublie la voix, le coeur, quand ça bat plus, c'est pas la peine d'aller chercher plus loin, faut laisser faire et c'est très bien. Avec le temps... (...) Avec le temps, va, tout s'en va, et l'on se sent blanchi comme un cheval fourbu et l'on se sent glacé dans un lit de hasard et l'on se sent tout seul peut-être mais peinard et l'on se sent floué par les années perdues. Alors vraiment, Avec le temps on n'aime plus.

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