Absolutism

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Ivan the Terrible

1533 - 1584

Ferdinand II

1556

Philip II

1556 - 1598

War With Muslim Ottoman Empire

1571

Spanish Armada against Elizabeth

1588

Henry IV

1589 - 1610

Time of Troubles

1590 - 1613

Edict of Nantes

1598

Elizabeth's Death

1603

James I

1603 - 1625

Louis XIII

1610

30 Years War

1618 - 1648

Richelieu

1624

Charles I

1625 - 1649

Frederick William the Great Elector

1640 - 1713

Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Oliver Cromwell

1649 - 1658

Charles II

1659 - 1685

War with Spanish Netherlands

1667 - 1678

James II

1685 - 1688

William of Orange

1688

Bill of Rights

1689

Czar Peter (The Great)

1696 - 1725

War of Spanish Succession

1700 - 1714

Charles VI

1711 - 1740

Frederick I

1713 - 1740

Treaty of Utrecht

1714

Maria Theresa

1740 - 1780

War of Austrian Succession with Prussia

1740 - 1748

Frederick II (The Great)

1740 - 1786

War of Austrian Succession with Prussia

1740 - 1748

Treaty of Aix la Chappelle

1748

7 Years War with Prussia

1756 - 1763