Louis XV of France

1710 - 1774

Louis XV of France

Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death in 1774. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the age of five. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis XV of France has received more than 3,993,497 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 85th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Louis XV of France ranks 84 out of 14,801Before him are Hirohito, Margaret Thatcher, Nebuchadnezzar II, Diocletian, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Heinrich Himmler. After him are Ahmed I, Henry IV of France, Philip II of Macedon, Lorenzo de' Medici, Murad IV, and Hadrian.

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Among people born in 1710, Louis XV of France ranks 1After him are Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Muhammad bin Saud, Thomas Reid, Domenico Alberti, Thomas Simpson, Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, William Cullen, András Hadik, and Thomas Arne. Among people deceased in 1774, Louis XV of France ranks 1After him are Pope Clement XIV, François Quesnay, Charles Marie de La Condamine, Niccolò Jommelli, Robert Clive, Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken, Oliver Goldsmith, Jacques-François Blondel, Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, and Johann Friedrich Agricola.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis XV of France ranks 30 out of 4,109Before him are Henri Matisse (1869), Coco Chanel (1883), Napoleon III (1808), Stendhal (1783), Marcel Proust (1871), and Antoine Lavoisier (1743). After him are Henry IV of France (1553), Alain Delon (1935), Édith Piaf (1915), Émile Zola (1840), Simone de Beauvoir (1908), and Denis Diderot (1713).


Among politicians born in France, Louis XV of France ranks 6Before him are Napoleon (1769), Louis XIV of France (1638), Louis XVI of France (1754), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), and Napoleon III (1808). After him are Henry IV of France (1553), Louis XIII of France (1601), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Claudius (-10), Philip IV of France (1268), and Napoleon II (1811).

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