Louis XIV was the great-grandfather of Louis XV. Because Louis XV's grandparents, parents and brothers all died, he erherited the throne and became King of France (crown…prince) at the age of 6. (MORE)
Louis XIV was the great-grandfather of Louis XV. Louis XIV had a son: Louis, dauphin of France. This son married and got a son as well: Louis, duke of Burgundy. This latt…er also had a son, and this was Louis XV. Because Louis dauphin of France and Louis duke of Burgundy both died at a very young age, Louis XV could become King. He did so, aged 5 in 1715. (MORE)
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Louis XV was the king of France from 1715-1774. During his reign France participated in three major wars: The War of the Polish Succession, The War of the Austrian Succession,… and The Seven Years' War. Under him France lost most of its colonies and prestige as a military superpower, though art, science, and the Age of Enlightenment did flourish under him in France. A lot of historians though do think he contributed a lot to the outbreak of the French Revolution which would happen under the reign of his successor Louis XVI. (MORE)
King Louis XV did not invent the stapler or paper fastener. It is probably nothing more than an Urban legend. No document sign by the King has ever been found to support the i…dea that he had a paper fastener. History tells us that Louis actually hated administrative duties and had his secretary perform most of his duties for him. (MORE)
Actually, two generations, because both his grandfather and his father died before his great-grandfather. A similar thing happened in the next generation, when Louis XV oulive…d his eldest son and was succeeded by his grandson. Amazingly, between 1643 and 1792 France had only three kings. (MORE)
Louis XV died peacefully in Versailles on May 10, 1774. He never fleed from France at any point in his life. As a result, the "why" is unanswerable. If perhaps t…he question is referring to his grandson, Louis XVI, please see the Related Question below.(MORE)