Louis XVIII, King of France (Biographical details)

Louis XVIII, King of France (ruler; royal/imperial; French; Male; 1755 - 1824)

Also known as

Louis XVIII; Provence; Louis Stanislas Xavier; France


Son of Louis, Dauphin of France and brother of Louis XVI (q.v.). Courtesy title Comte de Provence, also known as 'Monsieur' after his brother acceded to the throne (1774). Restored to French throne in 1814; royalists counted his accession from the death of Louis XVII (q.v.) in 1795. Childless and succeeded by his brother Charles X.