Euro timeline up to mid 19th century

France, German States, Italy

Eras

Basic Historical Eras

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

1400ish - 1600s

Age of Exploration (1450s – 1600s)

1450 - 1600

Reformation (1517s – 1600s)

1517 - 1600

Scientific Revolution / Enlightenment (@1550s – 1800s)

1550 - 1800

Absolutism (1600s – 1750s)

1600 - 1750

French Revolution (1789 – 1815)

1789 - 1815

Reaction & Romanticism (1815-1850)

1815 - 1848

France

Concordat of Bologna

1/1/1516 - 12/31/1516

Issued by Francis I, kept France Catholic. French kings recognized Pope's authority over Church Councils in exchange for the Pope recognizing the Fr King's authority over the French Church.

Catherine de Medici

1559 - 1589

Rules for sons, Tried to be a politique but FAILED b/c St. Bart's massacre.

Holy Roman Empire

Austria

Prussia