Francis I, 1494–1547, king of France (1515–47), known as Francis of Angoulême before he succeeded his cousin and father-in-law, King Louis XII.
Sections in this article:
- Wars with the Holy Roman Emperor
- The French Renaissance
- Other Aspects of Francis's Reign
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