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King of France (1824-1830) who dissolved the Chamber of Deputies, restricted freedom of the press, and launched an invasion of Algeria (1830). He abdicated as a result of the July Revolution of 1830 and went into exile.
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1. (Biography) title of Charles Gustavus. 1622–60, king of Sweden, who warred with Poland and Denmark in an attempt to create a unified Baltic state
2. (Biography) 1757–1836, king of France (1824–30): his attempt to restore absolutism led to his enforced exile
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