King Louis XIV
John Dualan Period 5
*He would begin to rule his country at the age of 2, but before cardinal Mazarin led the government.
*He believed his right to exercise absolute power over France.
*Louis's own extravagant lifestyle symbolized the magnificence and wealth of his country.
*He believed as king, he should know everything that's happening in his country.
Beliefs About Government
* He believed he should know what's going on in his country.
* He believed that the king was chosen by God himself.
Ideal Form Of Government
" Every time i bestow an open office i make a hundred discontented person and one ingrate."
" There is little that can withstand a person who has conquered himself."