06/05/1682 Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles
Versailles Travel Guide
Versailles, from Louis XIII to the French Revolution
Louis XIV & Versailles
Louis XIV: Sun King of France
Over the course of four building campaigns, Louis XIV converted a hunting lodge built by Louis XIII into the spectacular Palace of Versailles. The palace achieved much of its current appearance after the third building campaign, which was followed by an official move of the royal court to Versailles in 1682.
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