Who proclaimed himself king after the death of Louis XVII in prison?
Count of Provence, Louis XVIII
After the death of Louis XVII in prison, the Count of Provence, Louis XVIII, proclaimed himself King of France. The Count of Provence was the brother of Louis XVI, who was executed by the revolutionaries in 1793. Louis XVIII was a member of the House of Bourbon, which had ruled France for centuries.
The Monarch's Return: Testing Your Knowledge on King Louis XVIII of France