KING LOUIS XV SIGNED NOMINATION FOR CAPTAIN ANDRE PASCALIS - Infantry de Turain on. Parchment with Wax Seal, Versailles. Louis François, marquis de Monteynard.
Secretary of State for War. Size: 18" x 12" (48 cm x 30.5 cm).
Louis XV (15 February 1710 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death in 1774. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the age of five. Until he reached maturity (then defined as his 13th birthday) on 15 February 1723, the kingdom was ruled by Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, as Regent of France. Cardinal Fleury was his chief minister from 1726 until the Cardinal's death in 1743, at which time the young king took sole control of the kingdom. His reign of almost 59 years (from 1715 to 1774) was the second longest in the history of France, exceeded only by his predecessor and great-grandfather, Louis XIV, who had ruled for 72 years (from 1643 to 1715).
He ceded New France in North America to Spain and Great Britain at the conclusion of the disastrous Seven Years' War in 1763. He incorporated the territories of the Duchy of Lorraine and the Corsican Republic into the Kingdom of France. He was succeeded in 1774 by his grandson Louis XVI, who was executed by guillotine during the French Revolution.Two of his other grandsons, Louis XVIII and Charles X, occupied the throne of France after the fall of Napoleon I. Historians generally give his reign very low marks, especially as wars drained the treasury and set the stage for the governmental collapse and French Revolution in the 1780s. (13 \May 1713, in La Pierre, Isère 3 May 1791, in Paris) was a French soldier and statesman.
Of 14, he enlisted in the Royal Regiment des Vaisseaux, a regiment commanded by. His cousin, the Chevalier de Marcieu. He participated in all major campaigns. Of Louis XV, on the battlefields of Italy, Austria, on the island of. He became Lieutenant General, the highest military rank in the period.Before the title of Marshal of France. In 1771, he was called by Louis.
XV to replace Duc de Choiseul to the position of Secretary of. In the three years of his ministry, he called for many actions. To improve the lot of soldiers. He was cited as an example in the Voltaires dictionary of philosophy. He also became the first governor general of the Corsica, and was the creator of the cavalry school of Saumur, which gave birth after the Revolution, to the Cadre Noir.
The Dauphine region, he was one of the underwriters of the Public. In 1771, at the request of the consuls from Grenoble, he. Opposed the removal of the Parliament of the Dauphiné in Valencia. Debates were held at the Hotel de Grenoble. 1773 he devoted himself to his homeland.
At the Pierre, he rebuilt the. In 1775, he constructed the castle Cruzille in Tencin, where he. Never had the chance to live. Paris during the French Revolution.In defiance of laws prohibiting. Burials in churches in 1788, he was buried within the Church of Jacobins, by.
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