Marie-Josèphe of Saxony, and Louis-Ferdinand, the dauphin and dauphine of France. They both died before they were to be King and Queen and so Louis XVI became King of France after his grandfather, Louis XV, died.
Asked in French Revolution
Why was Louis XVI poorly suited to be king?
Louis XVI did not receive the education or political knowledge as his parents and grandmother died when he was young. His grandfather, who was king, died when Louis XVI was 20, but he had not spent time with Louis regarding the position. Louis XVI made some choices to build a navy and to help a lagging economy by raising taxes that were not supported by the court or the elite. ...
Asked in History of France, French Revolution
What influence did King Louis XVI have on the monarch?
This is confusing. King Louis XVI was the monarch, since a monarch is a king. If you are asking what influence King Louis XVI had on the monarchy, you may be getting confused with King Louis XIV, his ancestor. Louis XVI's influence on the monarchy was to have it abolished, as he was King during the French Revolution. ...