Why was Louis xiv know as the sun king?
because he gave that name to himself, and he saw himself as the centre of France life and culture.
Louis the fourteenth was one of the kings of France, prior to the revolution (which happened in the reign of Louis the sixteenth). and also was called the sun king Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1643 until his death.
Louis xiv was considered a traitor after trying to leave France disguised as a women Louis XIV, the Sun King, died in his bed from gangrene in his 70s. He definitely did not attempt to leave France disquised as a woman. Louis XVI was executed by beheading (according to eye-witnesses, a botched job as the head was not immediately severed) for High Treason and Crimes Against the State. Louis XVI is the King killed during…