Set the machine to 1783, and there would be Louis XVI of France himself, pushing for admission to the Metsu show.
The czar and Louis XVI, among countless others, put up quite a fight before going.
Louis XVI affords striking protection to all the fanatics, the artificers of civil war.
Louis XVI knighted him and presented him with a sword of honor.
Louis XVI planned a new flight, for the purpose of seeking aid from the foreign rulers.
Louis XVI opposed his veto to the execution of these decrees.
Louis XVI, honest man, took all due precautions to reduce this extravagance, but was impotent.
Louis XVI complained bitterly of this indignity, but it was one of the least he was called upon to endure.
Louis XVI however, who never could take a decision, refused to go as far as that.
Louis XVI thought a salon well furnished with a few fine chairs and a table.
The last king of France before the French Revolution; the husband of Marie Antoinette. He at first accepted a change from absolute monarchy (see ancien régime) to constitutional monarchy in France. Then he tried to flee the country and was brought back a prisoner. Radicals, including the Jacobins, assumed control of the revolution and had Louis and Marie Antoinette beheaded for treason.