Henry IV of France

Henry IV of France

Henry IV (13 December 1553 - 14 May 1610), Henri-Quatre, was King of France from 1589 to 1610 and King of Navarre from 1572 to 1610. He was the first monarch of the Bourbon branch of the Capetian dynasty in France.

As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the Wars of Religion before ascending the throne in 1589. Before his coronation as King of France at Chartres, he changed his faith from Calvinism to Catholicism and, in 1598, he enacted the Edict of Nantes, which guaranteed religious liberties to the Protestants, thereby effectively ending the civil war. One of the most popular French kings, both during and after his reign, Henry showed great care for the welfare of his subjects and displayed an unusual religious tolerance for the time. He was assassinated by Francois Ravaillac, a fanatical Catholic.

He is the inspiration behind King Ferdinand of Navarre in William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost.

Five of Clubs
Birth Card

Birthday: December 13, 1553

Five of Clubs   Life Path: 39/12/3   Attitude: 25/7

December 13 Famous Birthdays

Five of Clubs Famous Birthdays

Enter Your Birthday

love calculator
Michael Bloomberg
I know something about how to build constituencies in an independent way. - Michael Bloomberg

People Saying

Carmen Jorgensen

So true

June 5, 2017 15:19
Ian Suggs

Sounds about right

June 4, 2017 7:54
Jarrell Adam Witty

Wow! Very accurate...and now you know.

June 3, 2017 21:21
Suzanne Kessler

Me too! Crazy, right?!?! �

June 3, 2017 3:19
Monic Givens

True

June 3, 2017 1:34
JamesandBrenda Frost

That is my grandaughter beautiful name.

June 2, 2017 16:08
Arame Llanera

its all true

June 2, 2017 7:59
Chasity Lynn Beasom

My name is Chasity Lynn. Love the meaning after I read it.

June 2, 2017 4:48
Ashlyn Oneal

Hello there! :) I want to advise to you this website - [http://yournumerology.space ] .

June 1, 2017 20:15
Sheryl Alo Abaño

thank you

June 1, 2017 13:00

Topics

Astrology Celebrities Culture Dating Destiny Cards Gossip & Rumors Lifestyle Love Compatibility Marriage Numerology Phenomenon Psychology Questions & Answers Relationships Science & Tech Society Useful Tips World
love calculator