Louis XIII of France
|King of France and Navarre|
|Reign||14 May 1610 – 14 May 1643|
|Coronation||17 October 1610|
|Predecessor||Henry IV and III|
|Regent||Marie de' Medici (1610–1614)|
|Born||27 September 1601|
Château de Fontainebleau, France
|Died||14 May 1643 (aged 41)|
Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
|Spouse||Anne of Austria|
|Issue||Louis XIV, King of France|
Philippe, Duke of Orléans
|House||House of Bourbon|
|Father||Henry IV of France|
|Mother||Marie de' Medici|
Louis XIII of France (27 September 1601 – 14 May 1643) was King of France from 1610 to 1643. He was the son of Henry IV and Marie de' Medici. He lived during the time of the Thirty Years War and had to deal with many rebellions. He was proud of his country, and tried to encourage French artists to stay in France instead of going off to Italy. He did this by giving them work in the Louvre.
Children[change | change source]
- King Louis XIV of France (5 September 1638–1 September 1715) married Marie Thérèse of Austria.
- Philippe of France, Duke of Orléans (21 September 1640 – 9 June 1701) married Henrietta of England then Elisabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate.
References[change | change source]
- "Louis XIII". NNDB. 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-11.