LOUIS XIV, THE PASSIONS OF THE SUN KING
An episode from the series SECRETS OF HISTORY - PORTRAITS
Louis XIV was one of the most prestigious kings of France. In the majestic setting of the Château de Versailles, SECRETS OF HISTORY looks back on the reign of the Sun King which lasted 72 years.
With the help of many historians and museum curators, this episode retraces the monarch's typical day, evokes his early years, his affairs with his many mistresses and his complicity with artists such as Molière, Lully, Le Nôtre and Mansart.