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16/09/1824 Louis XVIII of France dies


What happened to Louis XVII?

Louis XVIII's health began to fail in the spring of 1824. He was suffering from obesity, gout, and gangrene, both dry and wet, in his legs and spine. Louis died in September 1824 surrounded by the extended Royal Family and some government officials. He was succeeded by his youngest brother, the Count of Artois, as Charles X.