In the early years of Louis XVI's reign, he was a progressive ruler who encouraged religious tolerance, sought to end serfdom, and attempted to do away with the custom of only taxing peasants and bypassing nobles.
|Full Name||Louis-Auguste Capet|
|Who||King of France|
|Birth Date||August 23, 1754|
|Death Date||January 21, 1793|
|Cause of Death||execution - guillotined|
|Father||Louis XV of France|
|Mother||Maria Josepha of Saxony|
Louis XVIII of France
Charles X of France
Marie Clotilde de France
Elisabeth of France
Marie Therese of France
Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France
Louis XVII of France
How Added - He was #83 on the "100 Most Significant Figures in History" list by Time magazine.