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Monarchs - Stanislas Leszczynski - Nancy, FR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pseudoprime
N 48° 41.612 E 006° 10.990
32U E 292719 N 5397217
Quick Description: This statue of King Stanislas of Poland, later Duke of Lorraine, dominates Place Stanislas in Nancy.
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 10/6/2008 7:41:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM4WFZ
Views: 49

Long Description:
In 1704, at age 26, Stanislas was elected king of Poland; the following year he was crowned. He reigned until 1709, when he was deposed by August II. He regained power briefly from 1733 to 1736 in the War of Polish Succession, but ultimately lost power again. As a consolation prize, he was given the Duchy of Lorraine by his son-in-law, Louis XV of France.
Monarch Ranking: King / Queen

Proper Title and Name of Monarch: King Stanislas Leszczynski

Country or Empire of Influence: Poland

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