Palais Royal

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The Palais Cardinal (circa 1641)
The Palais Royal today.

The Palais Royal is a building in Paris. Originally built for Cardinal Richelieu to house his large art collection an was called the Palais Cardinal. It wis started in 1633 an wis completed in 1639. When Richelieu died in in 1642 it wis left to the young Keeng Louis XIV who renamed it the Palais Royal. Eventually gave the keeng gave the property to his younger brother Philippe o Fraunce, Duke o Orléans in 1692. Philippe's son Philippe, Duke o Orléans, Regent o Fraunce also lived here. The future Philippe Égalité also made some structural additions in honour o his 1769 marriage to Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Mademoiselle de Penthièvre. The future Keeng Louis Philippe I o the French wis born in the palais in 1773. Today the the building became the home o the Conseil d'État (Council o State).

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Coordinates: 48°51′48″N 2°20′13″E / 48.86333°N 2.33694°E / 48.86333; 2.33694