Absolutism/Constitutionalism & Scientific Revolution

Events

On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres- Nicolus Copernicus

1543

James I crowned king of England

1603

The Seven Acts of Mercy (Baroque art)- Michelangelo Caravaggio

1607

Catholic Inquisition bans On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres

1616

Charles I crowned king of England

1625

Galileo Galilei condemned by Catholic authorities

1633

Discourse on Method- Descartes

1637

King Louis XIV crowned king of France

1643

Charles I executed by Roundheads

1649

Leviathan- Hobbes

1651

Charles II crowned king of England

1651

Royal Society of London founded

1660

French Academy of Science founded

1666

Observations Upon Experimental Philosophy- Margaret Cavendish

1666

Charles II declares the Declaration of Indulgence

1672

Test Act passed

1673

Peter the Great crowned Czar of Russia

1682

James II crowned king of England

1685

Louis XIV declared Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

1685

Principia Mathematica- Isaac Newton

1687

End of the Glorious Revolution, William III and Mary II crowned royalty of England

1689

Toleration Act passed

1689

Second Treatise on Government- Locke

1690

Nine Years' War ended

1697

War of Spanish Succession decided

1701

Versailles Palace completed

1710

HRE Charles IV begins Pragmatic Sanction activities

1713

Russian capital moved to St. Petersburg

1713

Frederick William I crowned king of Prussia

1713

Table of Ranks

1722

Frederick the Great invaded Silesia

1740