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Francis I

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrɑːnsɪs
 
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Definition of Francis I in English:

( 1494–1547), king of France 1515–47. Much of his reign (1521–44) was spent at war with Charles V of Spain. He supported the arts and commissioned new buildings, including the Louvre.

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