Pont Royal Bridge Built Using Open Caissons

Pont Royal bridge in Paris, France was built using open caissons in 1685. Continue reading

Louis XIV – King of France

Louis XIV (5 September 1638 - 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715. Continue reading

Code for the treatment of slaves in European colonies

Code Noir, or the Black Code, established in March 1685 by King Louis XIV of France was the Code for the treatment of slaves in European colonies. Continue reading

The First Dentistry Textbook

The text book was called "The Operator for the Teeth", published in England in 1685, by Charles Allen. Continue reading