Flashcards in Ch17 - People Deck (21)
Which French monarch was know for his display of pomp and splendor?
What was the nickname for Louis XIV?
Louis XIV was the longest reigning king in history. How many years did he rule?
Which Cardinal ruled for the child-king Louis XIV?
Which Cardinal groomed Cardinal Mazarin to rule for Louis XIV?
Who was Louis XIV's minister of finance?
Jean Baptiste Colbert
Who was the "Father of New France" and founded the first permanent French colony in America?
Samuel de Champlain
What was the first permanent French colony in America?
Who was the "Father of the Enlightenment"?
Who was the "Father of French Romanticism"?
Who was the editor of the Encyclopedia?
Which grandson of Louis XIV predicted doom for France?
During whose reign did the French Revolution start?
Who was Louis XVI's wife that was beheaded during the Reign of Terror?
Which member of the Committee of Public Safety was a prominent member of the Jacobin Club and became the most influential man in the French Government during the Reign of Terror?
Which French dictator overthrew the Directory and established the Consulate?
Who was the greatest naval hero that the world has ever known (the commander of the British navy at the Battle of Trafalgar).
Lord Horatio Nelson
Which daughter of the Austrian emperor became Napoleon's second wife when she was 18 years old?
Which Russian czar withdrew his country from the Continental System and began to trade with England?
Czar Alexander I
Which brother of Louis XVI was crowned after Napoleon was exiled?