The Life of Louis XVI

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  • The Bith Of Louis XVI

    The Bith Of Louis XVI
    His birth name was Louis-Auguste de France. He was one out of eight children
  • Louis-Auguste de France becomes the new Dauphin

    Louis-Auguste de France becomes the new Dauphin
    On this date, his dad died. He became the heir to the throne.
  • Death of mother

    Death of mother
    She couldn't recover from the death of her husband, and she died from tuberculosis
  • He gets married

    He gets married
    He was 15, and he married the 14 year old Maria Antonia (she was his second cousin, once removed.)
  • Death of Louis XV

    Death of Louis XV
    Died of smallpox
  • He became King

    He became King
    He wasn't 20 before he became king
  • The Birth of his first child

    The Birth of his first child
    Her name was Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte
  • Birth of Second Child

    Birth of Second Child
    His name was Louis-Joseph-Xavier-François
  • Birth of Third Child

    Birth of Third Child
    His name was Louis-Charles, he went on to become Louis XVII
  • Birth of fouth child

    Birth of fouth child
    Her name was Sophie-Hélène-Béatrix
  • Louis Convoked the Estates-General

    This was the first time the Estates-General had been convoked since Louis XIII
  • Louis XVI tries to flee

    He and his parents tried to flee secretly to Paris.
  • He was put in Prison

    He was put in Prison
    He was put in prison for high treason and crimes against the state.
  • France was made a republic and abolished the Monarchy

    The National Assembly made it like this.
  • Death of Louis XVI

    Death of Louis XVI
    He was executed. He was the only king ever to be executed in France.