Louis IX

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Louis IX

King of France
In office
November 8, 1226 – August 25, 1270
Preceded by Louis VIII
Succeeded by Philip III

Born April 25, 1214
Poissy, France
Died August 25, 1270

Louis IX, also known as Saint Louis was king of France from 1226 until his death in 1270.

He is remembered as a king who was fair in justice and was sometimes asked to settle conflicts. He has been called “the ideal Christian ruler”.