Absolute Monarchies in Eastern Europe

Events

Russia

Ivan III

1462 - 1505

First Muscovite-Lithuanian War

1492 - 1494

Russo-Swedish War (1495–1497)

1495 - 1497

Second Muscovite-Lithuanian War

1500 - 1503

Third Muscovite-Lithuanian War

1507 - 1508

Fourth Muscovite-Lithuanian War

1512 - 1522

Ivan IV

1533 - 1584

Fifth Muscovite-Lithuanian War

1534 - 1537

Livonian War

1558 - 1583

Russo-Turkish War (1568–1570)

1568 - 1570

Russo-Swedish War (1590–1595)

1590 - 1595

Polish–Muscovite War (1605–1618)

1605 - 1618

Ingrian War

1610 - 1617

Michael Romanov

1613 - 1645

The Romanovs

1613 - 1796

Smolensk War

1632 - 1634

Russian–Manchu border conflicts

1652 - 1689

Russo-Polish War (1654–67)

1654 - 1667

Russo-Polish War (1654–67)

1654 - 1667

Russo-Swedish War of 1656–1658

1656 - 1658

Russo-Turkish War (1676–1681)

1676 - 1681

Peter the Great

1682 - 1725

Russo-Turkish War (1686–1700)

1686 - 1700

The Great Northern War

1700 - 1721

Russo-Persian War

1722 - 1723

War of the Polish Succession

1733 - 1738

Bashkir Rebellion

1735 - 1740

Russo-Austrian-Turkish War (1735–1739)

1735 - 1739

War of the Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Chukchi War (1744-1747)

1744 - 1747

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1762

Catherine the Great

1762 - 1796

War of the Bar Confederation

1768 - 1772

Russo-Turkish War (1768–1774)

1768 - 1774

Russo-Turkish War (1787–1792)

1787 - 1792

Russo-Swedish War (1788-1790)

1788 - 1790

Polish–Russian War of 1792

1792

Persian Expedition of 1796

1796

Prussia

First Northern War

1656 - 1660

Swedish-Brandenburg War

1674 - 1679

Great Turkish War

1683 - 1699

Great Northern War

1700 - 1721

Spanish War of Succession

1701 - 1714

The Hohenzollerns

1713 - 1786

Fredrick Wilhelm I

1713 - 1740

Fredrick the Great

1740 - 1786

Austrian War of Succession

1740 - 1748

First Silesian War

1740 - 1742

Second Silesian War

1744 - 1745

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

First Partition of Poland

1772

War of the Bavarian Succession

1778 - 1779

Austria

Charles V

1519 - 1556

The Habsburgs

1519 - 1790

Hungarian campaign of 1527–1528

1527 - 1528

Balkan campaign of 1529

1529

Siege of Vienna

1529

Little War in Hungary

1530 - 1552

Long War (Ottoman wars)

1593 - 1604

30 Years' War

1618 - 1648

Ferdinand II

1619 - 1637

Leopold I

1640 - 1705

Austro-Turkish War (1663-1664)

1663 - 1664

Great Turkish War

1683 - 1699

Nine Years' War

1688 - 1697

War of the Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

Charles VI

1711 - 1740

Austro-Turkish War of 1716–1718

1716 - 1718

War of the Quadruple Alliance

1718 - 1720

Russo-Austrian-Turkish War

1735 - 1739

War of the Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

War of the Bavarian Succession

1778 - 1779

Joseph II

1780 - 1790

Austro-Turkish War

1787 - 1791