Meanwhile, the sun king, removed from his throne, has remained unflinchingly smug.
Even that did very little to dim the glow of the sun king among his British fanbase.
Under the sun king, such humor—and the laughter associated with it—was seen as more suitable for the masses.
Is the sun king of the hours, the days, the months, and the years?
We, the people of the twentieth century, are still surrounded by the memories of the glorious age of the sun king.
He looked quizzically at the heroic features of the sun king and walked off laughing.
A king of France in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Louis was known as the Sun King for his power and splendor. By inviting French nobles to live in luxury at his palace at Versailles, he removed them as threats and greatly increased his own power. He is known for saying, “L'état, c'est moi” (“I am the state”).