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Marie-Antoinette was only 14 when she married Louis-Auguste who was 15. They were not in love, they didn’t even know one another. They married simply to create a political alliance between France and Austria. Once engaged, the French snobs imposed … Continue reading

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Versailles’ Bassin d’Apollon was designed by Charles Le Brun, originator of the Louis XIV style. Louis XIV was known as the Sun King thus linking him to the sun god, Apollo. In the fountain, Apollo is seen coming out of … Continue reading

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