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    Louis XII (27 June 1462 – 1 January 1515) was King of France from 1498 to 1515 and King of Naples from 1501 to 1504. The son of Charles, Duke of Orléans, and Maria of Cleves, he succeeded his 2nd cousin once removed and brother in law at the time, Charles VIII, who died without direct heirs in 1498.

  2. Jan 1, 2023 · Louis XII, from 1465 to 1498 duc d’Orléans, also called (from 1506) Father of the People or French Père du Peuple, (born June 27, 1462, Blois, France—died January 1, 1515, Paris), king of France from 1498, noted for his disastrous Italian wars and for his domestic popularity.

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  3. Below is the article summary. For the full article, see Louis XII . Louis XII, (born June 27, 1462, Blois, France—died Jan. 1, 1515, Paris), King of France (1498–1515). He became king on the death of his cousin Charles VIII. He annulled his marriage to marry Charles’s widow, Anne of Brittany, and to reinforce the union of her duchy with ...

  4. May 8, 2018 · Louis XII. Louis XII (1462-1515) was king of France from 1498 to 1515. An ambitious and conspiratorial prince, he was later regarded as "good king Louis" and the "father of his people." His reign was remembered as a golden age of peace and repose. The son of Charles, Duc d'Orléans, and Mary of Cleves, Louis XII was born on June 27, 1462.

  5. Jan 7, 2021 · Louis XII (27 June 1462 – 1 January 1515), called "the Father of the People" (French: Le Père du Peuple) was king of France and the sole monarch from the Valois-Orléans branch of the House of Valois. He reigned from 1498 to 1515 and pursued a very active foreign policy. Early life

  6. Mar 17, 2015 · Louis XII was king of France from June 1498 to January 1515. Louis was the cousin of Charles VIII and the nearest relative. He had been one of the rebel nobles but had been forgiven in 1491 probably because he was family. He married Anne of Brittany, the widow of Charles VIII. Edward the Confessor Edward the Confessor

  7. Louis XII. Louis XII (1462-1515) was king of France from 1498 to 1515. An ambitious and conspiratorial prince, he was later regarded as "good king Louis" and the "father of his people." His reign was remembered as a golden age of peace and repose. The son of Charles, Duc d'Orléans, and Mary of Cleves, Louis XII was born on June 27, 1462.

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