Absolutist Austria

Jon Liang, Gabe Martinez, Tripp Twyman

Events

Battle of Mohács

1526

Hungary was divided between Ottomans and Habsburgs. Ottomans got some Hungarian territory and Transylvania in the east and Habsburgs got Hungarian territory in the north and west.

Habsburgs consolidated territory

1618

Rule now encompassed Austria, Tyrol, Syria, Bohemia, and parts of Hungary

Bohemian Estates Revolt

1618

The Bohemian Estates rose against the Habsburgs in an attempt to protect Protestant rights.

Battle of White Mountain

1620

Ferdinand II crushes revolt of Bohemian Estates. He confiscates Protestant lands and distributes them to Catholics.

Habsburgs push Ottomans out of Hungary & Transylvania

1683 - 1699

Prince Francis Rákóczi leads Hungarian rebellion

1703

Hungarians upset over the strict rule of the Habsburgs and the lack of religious toleration towards Protestantism.

Charles VI issues Pragmatic Sanction

1713

Allows his daughter, Maria Theresa, to continue to have total control over the Austrian territories.

Recovery of Hungary from Ottomans completed

1718

Holy Roman Emperors

Charles V

1519 - 1556

Ferdinand I

1556 - 1564

Maximilian II

1564 - 1576

Rudolf II

1576 - 1612

Mathias

1612 - 1619

Ferdinand II

1619 - 1637

Ferdinand III

1637 - 1657

Leopold I

1658 - 1705

Joseph I

1705 - 1711

Charles VI

1711 - 1740

Maria Theresa

1740 - 1780

Random events

Population of Vienna reaches 100,000

1700