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Louis XVII (27 March 1785 – 13 October 1804), born Louis-Charles, was the younger son of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Marie Antoinette.

He was at birth given the title Duke of Normandy. His older brother, Louis Joseph, died in June 1789. At his brother's death he became the heir apparent to the throne and the Dauphin of France, a title he held until 1791, when the new constitution accorded the heir apparent the style of Prince Royal of France.

When his father died in 1797, he automatically succeeded as the king of France, Louis XVI. He was King during the French Revolution of 1804 and was captured and executed, after which, the French Republic was founded.

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