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The Age of Absolutism is dated here as significant events led up to it as early as the 15th century and significant results are seen as late as the 19th sentury.  If you go to the link the timline is either text based or interactive:
Absolute Timeline


The Age of Absolutism

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  Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
  08/01/1429 1429 Isabella financed Colombus’s voyage to the Americas. Isabella financed Colombus’s voyage to the Americas.
  10/20/1485 1485 – 1603 England was ruled by the Tudor Dynasty  
  10/01/1519 1519 Charles V inherits a huge empire. 1519 Charles V inherits a huge empire.
  10/19/1550 1550-1650 Spain’s Golden Age  
  10/19/1556 1556 Charles V gave up his titles and entered a monastery  
  10/19/1560 1560’s Riots against the Inquistition sparked a general uprising in the Netherlands.  
  10/19/1561 1560s-1590s religious wats between Huguenots (French Protestants) and the Catholic majority tore France apart.  
  10/20/1561 1560’s “The most high and absolute power in the realm consists in the Parliament,” wrote an English statesman  
  10/19/1571 1571 Spain and Italian allies soundly defeated an Ottoman fleet in the Mediterranean  
  08/08/1572 1572 St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.  
  10/19/1580 1580’s Philip II saw England’s Queen Elizabeth I as his chief Protestant enemy.  
  10/19/1581 1581 The nothern, largetly Protestant provinces declared their independence from spain and became known as the Dutch Netherlands.  
  10/19/1588 1588 The Armada sailed with more than 130 ships, 20,000 men, and 2,400 pieces of artillery.  
  10/19/1589 1589 Huguenor prince inherited the French throne as Henry IV.  
  10/19/1598 1598 Edict of Nanted is issued.  
  10/20/1600 1600s and 1700s, Dutch, English, and French fleets challenges and surpassed Spanish power bothin Europe and around the world.  
  10/21/1600 1600s Hohenzollern family tuled scattered lands across north Germany.  
  10/21/1600 1600s Russia was still a medieval state, untouched by the Renaissance and Reformation and largely isolated from Western Europe  
  03/24/1603 1603 Elizabeth I dies  
  10/20/1603 1603 A monarch with far different ideas took the throne of England.  
  10/20/1603 1603 End of the Tudor Dynasty  
  05/14/1610 1610 Henry IV was killed by an assassin.  
  10/21/1613 1613 The reign of the first Romanov czar restored a measure of order  
  06/16/1614 1614-1789 Estates General did not meet.  
  05/21/1618 1618 Rebellious Protestant noblemen tossed two royal officials out of a castle window in Prague.  
  10/20/1624 1624 Louis XIII appointed Cardinal Armand Richelieu as his chief minister.  
  10/20/1625 1625 Charles I inherits the throne  
  10/20/1628 1628 Charles’ need to raise taxes forced him to summon Parliament.  
  10/20/1629 1629 Charles dissolved Parliament  
  10/20/1637 1637 Charles and Laud tried to impose the Anglican prayer book on Scotland.  
  10/20/1640 1640 Parliament is finally summoned  
  10/20/1640 1640 Parliament became known as the Long Parliament because it lasted until 1653  
  01/06/1642 1642 Civil War starts  
  10/20/1642 1642 Charles led the troops into the House of Commons to arrest its most radical leaders.  
  10/20/1643 1643 Louis XIV inherited the throne  
  10/20/1647 1647 The king was in the hands of parliamentary forces  
  10/20/1648 1648 Dutch Netherlands earn recognition.  
  10/21/1648 1648 Peace of Westphalia  
  01/07/1649 1649 Charles I stood on a scaffold surrounded by his foes. “I am a martyr of the people,” he declared.  
  10/20/1649 1649 Civil War ends  
  10/20/1652 1652 Parliament passed a law exiling most Catholics to barrenland in the west of Ireland.  
  10/20/1653 1653 Parliament is gone  
  10/20/1653 1653 Cromwell took the title Lord Protector  
  05/23/1660 1660 Cheering crowds welcomed Charles II back to London  
  10/20/1660 1660 Newly selected Parliament invited Charles II to return to England from exile  
  10/20/1661 1661 Mazarin dies and Louis resolves to take over the government himself.  
  10/21/1682 1682 A czar emerged who was strong enough to regain the absolute power of earlier czars  
  10/20/1685 1685 Edict of Nantes is revoked by Louis XIV  
  10/21/1685 1685 James II inheritss the throne  
  10/20/1688 1688 Alarmed parliamentary leaders invited James’s Prtestant daughter, Mary, and her Dutch Protestant husband, William II of Orange, to become rulers of England  
  10/20/1689 1689 English Bill of Rights is established  
  10/20/1689 1689 Toleration Act granted limited religious freedom to Puritans, Quakers and other dissenters, though not yet to Catholics  
  10/21/1689 1689 Peter the Great didn’t take control over the government until 1689  
  10/20/1690 Late 1600s France had replaced Spain as the most powerful European nation. Louis XIV was absolute monarch of France and the most powerful ruler in Europe.  
  10/21/1697 1697 Peter set out to study western technology himself  
  10/20/1700 1700 Louis’s grandson Philip V inherited the throne of Spain.  
  10/21/1700 1700s Hapsburg empire already included Germans, Magyars, Slavs, and others.  
  10/21/1700 1700s (early) Emperor Charles VI faced a new crisis, he had no son.  
  10/21/1700 1700 Peter began a long war against the kingdom of Sweden  
  10/21/1700 1700s (early) Peter hired the Danish navigator Vitus Bering to explore the Bering Strait between Siberia and Alaska  
  10/21/1700 1700s Russia would be invreasingly involved in the affairs of Western Europe  
  10/21/1709 1709 Peter defeated the Swedes and won land along the Baltic Sea  
  10/20/1713 1713 War of the Spanish Succession ended.  
  10/20/1715 1715 Louis XIV dies and five-year-old great-grandson inherited the throne as Louis XV  
  10/21/1725 1725 Peter The Great died and left a mixed legacy  
  10/21/1740 1740 Frederick II is crowned king, doesn’t loose any time in using his army.  
  10/21/1740 1740 Frederick II of Prussia sized the rich Hapsburg province of Silesia  
  10/21/1740 1740 By then, Prussia was strong enough to challenge its rival Austria  
  10/21/1756 1756 Seven Years’ War starts  
  10/21/1762 1762 Catherine The Great’s husband was killed by a group of Russian army officers  
  10/21/1763 1763 Seven Years’ War ends  
  10/21/1770 1770s Catherine The Great, Frederick The Great, and Emperor Joseph II divided Poland into three parts.  
  10/21/1772 1772 The first partition happened. Catherine The Great took part of eastern Poland  
  10/21/1793 1793 Poland was partitioned again  
  10/21/1795 1795 Poland was again partitioned  
  10/21/1919 1919 Free Polish state reappears  
  Timespan Dates: Timespan Title: Timespan Description:
to 12/31/1800
The Age of Absolution  


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