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Today in History: May 14

Microsoft News | Slide 1 of 11: UNSPECIFIED -  : Louis XIV (1638-1715) King of France from 1643. Equestrian portrait of Louis as a boy (1648). (Photo by Universal History Archive/Getty Images)

1643: Louis XIV becomes King of France

Louis XIV becomes King of France at age 4 after the death of his father, Louis XIII.

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