Monday, May 17, 2010

Place des Vosges #1: Statue of Louis XIII

Louis XIII (1601 –1643) was King of France and Navarre from 1610 to 1643. Along with his First Minister Cardinal Richelieu, Louis "the Just" is remembered for the establishment of the Académie française and participation in the Thirty Years' War against the House of Habsburg.

Monday, May 3, 2010