Louis XV: The War of Austrian Succession

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  • The War of Austrian Succession
    • Began in 1740 and ended in 1748 with the signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle in October 1748
    • France and Prussia vs. Britain and Austria
    • Caused due a to dispute over whether Maria Theresa of Austria should succeed as ruler of the Hapsburg Empire.
    • Although France was victorious, it never gained much from the war due to Louis returning all captured land back to Austria in attempt to improve foreign relations.


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