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Rulers

Ivann III

1442 - 1505

-Reduced power of Russian nobles(boyars) in return for granting them more power over serfs

Ivan IV "Ivan the Terrible"

1533 - 1584

First to take title tsar

Henry IV(Navarre)

1589 - 1610

Bourbon

Louis XIII

1610 - 1643

Romanov Dynasty (Michael Romanov)

1613 - 1645

-resisted westernization, severely persecuted

Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

Peter the Great

1682 - 1725

Louis XV

1715 - 1774

Maria Theresa

1740 - 1780

NOT enlightened despot

Frederick II the Great

1740 - 1786

Enlightened Despot

Catherine the Great

1762 - 1796

Enlightened Despot

Josepht II

1765 - 1790

Greatest Enlightened Despot

Louis XVI

1774 - 1792

Wars

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Frederick went against Pragmatic Sanction when taking Silesia

Time Periods

Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1648

Counter Reformation

1545 - 1563

Absolutism in Western Europe

1589 - 1715

Absolutism in Eastern Europe

1600 - 1725

Enlightened Despotism

1763 - 1789