Last Will of Louis XVI, King of France
Download a copy of the last will and testament of French King Louis XVI (1754-1793).
- Louis XVI was King of France from 1774 to 1792. Louis' reign ended in the face of the French Revolution.
- He tried to redress the social injustices that had made the monarchy hated, but came to be influenced by his extravagant queen Marie Antoinette and the aristocracy, who blocked reforms intended to end widespread poverty.
- Louis XVI and his wife were executed on the guillotine.
Last Updated: 21-October-2021