1588-1740

Reigns

Rudolph II

1576 - 1612

Henri IV

1589 - 1610

Philip II

1598 - 1621

Boris Godunov

1598 - 1605

James I

1603 - 1625

Time of Troubles

1604 - 1613

Louis XIII

1610 - 1643

Matthias

1612 - 1619

Michael Romanov

1613 - 1645

George William

1619 - 1640

Ferdinand II

1619 - 1637

Philip IV

1621 - 1665

Charles I

1625 - 1649

Ferdinand III

1637 - 1657

Fredrick William the Great Elector

1640 - 1688

Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

Alexis Romanov

1645 - 1676

The Commonwealth

1649 - 1653

Oliver Cromwell

1653 - 1658

Leopold I

1658 - 1705

Richard Cromwell

1658 - 1688

Charles II

1660 - 1685

Charles II

1665 - 1700

Theodore II

1676 - 1682

Ivan V

1682 - 1689

James II

1685 - 1688

Fredrick I (Fredrick III)

1688 - 1713

William III

1689 - 1702

Mary II

1689 - 1694

Peter the Great

1689 - 1725

Philip V

1700 - 1746

Anne

1702 - 1714

Joseph I

1705 - 1711

Charles VI

1711 - 1740

Fredrick William I

1713 - 1740

George I

1714 - 1727

Louis XV

1715 - 1774

Catherine the Great

1725 - 1727

Peter II

1727 - 1730

George II

1727 - 1760

Anna

1730 - 1740

Political/ Diplomatic

Cardinal Richelieu

1585 - 1624

War of Three Henries

1587 - 1589

"True Law of Free Monarchies"

1598

Edict of Nantes

1598

Divine Right developed under James I

1603

Start of Romanov Line

1613

Defenestration of Prague

1615

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Petition of Rights

1628

Levellers

1642 - 1649

English Civil War

1642 - 1651

Cardinal Mazarin

1642 - 1661

Cavaliers and Roundheads

1642 - 1679

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Diggers

1649

Rump Parliament

1649

Interregnum

1649 - 1660

Restoration of Charles II

1660

Test Act

1673

Whigs

1678 - 1868

Tories

1678 - 1834

Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

1685

Glorious Revolution

1688 - 1699

Bill of Rights

1689

Act of Settlement

1701

War of Spanish Succession

1702 - 1713

with France and England

Peace of Utrecht

1713

with France and England

Habsburg Line Ends

1740

Economic/ Social

Mercantilism

1600 - 1750

Fronde

1650 - 1652

Navigation Acts of 1651

1651

Five Great Farms

1661 - 1672

Colbert

1665 - 1683

Peter the Great's Reforms in Russia

1689 - 1725

Streltsi rebellion

1699

Boyars

1722

Cultural/ Intellectual

Francis Bacon(Novum Oragnum and the New Atlantic)

1561 - 1626

William Harvey

1578 - 1657

Thomas Hobes (Levianthan)

1588 - 1679

Rene Descartes

1596 - 1650

Blase Pascal

1623 - 1662

Robert Boyle

1627 - 1727

John Locke

1632 - 1704

Issac Newton

1642 - 1727

Pierre Bayle

1647 - 1706

Quakers/ Society of Friends

1654

Royal Academy of Science

1660

Thomas Newcomen

1664 - 1729

Versailles

1682

Montesquieu

1689 - 1755

Locke's Second Treatise on Gov't and Essay on Human Understanding

1690

beginning of Kings of Prussia

1701

Diderot

1713 - 1784

Edmund Burke

1729 - 1797

Physiocrats founded

1750