Louis XVI o Fraunce

(Reguidit frae Louis XVI)

Louis XVI (Louis Auguste; 23 August 1754 – 21 Januar 1793) wis King o Fraunce an Navarre frae 1774 till 1791, efter which he wis subsequently Keeng o the French frae 1791 tae 1792, afore his deposeetion an execution during the French Revolution. His faither, Louis, Dauphin o Fraunce, wis the son an heir apparent o Louis XV o Fraunce. Due tae the Dauphin's daith in 1765, Louis succeedit his grandfaither in 1774.

Louis XVI
Antoine-François Callet - Louis XVI, roi de France et de Navarre (1754-1793), revêtu du grand costume royal en 1779 - Google Art Project.jpg
Keeng Louis XVI bi Antoine-François Callet
Keeng o Fraunce an Navarre, later
Keeng o the French
Ring10 Mey 1774 – 21 September 1792
Coronation11 Juin 1775
PredecessorLouis XV
SuccessorMonarchy abolished
French First Republic
Born23 August 1754(1754-08-23)
Palace o Versailles, Fraunce
Dee'd21 Januar 1793(1793-01-21) (aged 38)
Place de la Révolution, Paris, Fraunce
Buirial21 Januar 1815
Ryal Basilica, north o Paris
SpouseMarie Antoinette
IssueMarie Thérèse, "Madame Royale"
Louis Joseph, Dauphin o Fraunce
Louis XVII, Keeng o Fraunce
Sophie, "Madame Sophie"
Full name
Louis Auguste de France
HooseBourbons o Fraunce
FaitherLouis, Dauphin o Fraunce
MitherMaria Josepha o Saxony
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
SeegnaturLouis XVI's signature
Grand Royal Coat of Arms of France.svg


  1. Marie Thérèse Charlotte o Fraunce, "Madame Royale" (19 December 1778 – 19 October 1851) mairit Louis Antoine d'Artois, Duke o Angoulême but haed nae childer.
  2. Louis Joseph Xavier François o Fraunce, "Dauphin o Fraunce" (22 October 1781 – 4 Juin 1789) died o tuberculosis.
  3. Louis Charles o Fraunce, Duke o Normandy, Dauphin o Fraunce, "Keeng o Fraunce" (27 Mairch 1785 – 8 Juin 1795) died in childhood.
  4. Sophie Hélène Beatrix o Fraunce, Madame Sophie (9 Julie 1786 - 19 Juin 1787) died in infancy.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 23 August 1754 – 20 December 1765 His Ryal Highness The Duke o Berry, Son o Fraunce.
  • 20 December 1765 – 10 Mey 1774 His Ryal Highness The Dauphin o Fraunce.
  • 10 Mey 1774 – 4 September 1791 His Maist Christian Majesty The King o Fraunce.
  • 4 September 1791 – 21 September 1792 His Majesty The King o the French.
  • 21 September 1792 – 21 Januar 1793 Citizen Louis Capet.

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