1710–74, king of France 1715–74 (great grandson of Louis XIV).
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
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He had led her as though with his will to a couch behind a half-damask, half-glass, Louis-XV.The Inevitable|Louis Couperus
British Dictionary definitions for Louis XV
1710–74, king of France (1715–74); great-grandson of Louis XIV. He engaged France in a series of wars, esp the disastrous Seven Years' War (1756–63), which undermined the solvency and authority of the crown
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