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06/05/1682 Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles

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Versailles Travel Guide

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Versailles, from Louis XIII to the French Revolution

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Louis XIV & Versailles

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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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