Louis XIV: Biography, Wives & Children


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Who was Louis' Italian-born chief minister who ruled alongside him after he inherited the throne and helped to suppress the Fronde rebellion?

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1. What was the name of the war France waged against Spain over the Spanish Netherlands?

2. Who was Louis' powerful economic minister who helped Louis craft his economic policy and turned France into a major economic power?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Louis XIV made many important changes to France during his reign. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of these changes and other important aspects of his time as king of France.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • Louis' chief minister who helped him rule during the Fronde rebellion
  • The war between France and Spain over the Spanish Netherlands
  • The economic minister that helped Louis turn France into an economic power
  • Which treaty revoked the Edict of Nantes
  • What hunting lodge Louis XIV turned into an elaborate palace

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Louis XIV
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Louis XIV's actions throughout his reign
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to check your understanding of important figures in Louis XIV's life

Additional Learning

Enrich your understanding of French history by reviewing the lesson titled Louis XIV: Biography, Wives & Children. This lesson covers the following:

  • The age at which Louis XIV became king
  • Louis' affairs and mistresses
  • The wars that France was engaged in over the course of his reign