Townsville Bulletin

1601 LOUIS XIII King of France 1722 SAMUEL ADAMS American revolution­ary


Louis was King of France from 1610 until his death in 1643. He assumed the crown just before his ninth birthday after the assassinat­ion of his father, Henry IV. He died in Paris in 1643 from what historians assume to have been intestinal tuberculos­is.

A politician in colonial Massachuse­tts, Adams led the movement that became the

American Revolution. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America, along with his second cousin, President John Adams.

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