Son of Louis X le Hutin and Clemence of Hungary, he lived only 5 days. The Count of Poitiers, then regent, was proclaimed King of France under the name of Philippe V. Various legends circulated about this royal child:it was claimed in particular that Philippe V had had him poisoned. Louis I of Hungary, nephew of Queen Clemence, spread the rumor that he had been taken secretly to Siena, then raised under the name of Jean de Guccio. Finally, during the captivity of John II (1356-1360), a man claimed to be the heir to the crown and tried to assert his rights. Taken prisoner in Provence, this man died in captivity in 1363.
Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683) was one of Louis XIVs most important ministers. Recommended by Cardinal Mazarin, Colbert quickly became one of the young kings main advisers. In 1665, after participating in the fall of Nicolas Fouquet, he in turn became Superintendent of Finances. Promoter of royal