Louis XIII of France facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLouis XIII
|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)|
27 September 1601|
Château de Fontainebleau, France
|Died||14 May 1643
Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
|Burial||Royal Basilica of Saint Denis|
|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.
- 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.
Images for kids
Louis XIII Crowned by Victory (Siege of La Rochelle, 1628), Philippe de Champaigne, musée du Louvre
"Fleet of Montmorency", led by Augustin de Beaulieu, in the East Indies, 1619–22
Anne of Austria, Queen of France, wife of Louis XIII (by Peter Paul Rubens, 1625)
Louis XIII by Frans Pourbus the Younger (1611) (Palazzo Pitti)
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