• Period: Apr 22, 1451 to Nov 26, 1504

    King Ferdinand and Isabella

    Ruled over Spain
  • Period: Jun 28, 1491 to Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VIII

    Ruled over England
  • Period: May 21, 1527 to

    Philip II

    Ruled over Spaniards
  • Period: Aug 25, 1530 to

    Ivan the terrible

    Ruled over Russia
  • Period: Oct 17, 1558 to

    Elizabeth I

    Ruled over England and Ireland
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    Thirty years war

    The Thirty Years' War was one of the longest and most destructive conflicts in European history, lasting from 1618 to 1648
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    English civil war

    The English Civil War was a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists, mainly over the manner of England's governance and issues of religious freedom. It was part of the wider Wars of the Three Kingdoms.
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    Louis XIV

    Ruled over Versailles
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    Peter the Great

    Ruled over Russia
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    The Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution, is the term used for the events leading to the deposition of James II and VII in November 1688, and replacement by his daughter Mary II and her husband and James' nephew William III of Orange, de facto ruler of the Dutch Republic.
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    War of the Spanish succession

    The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) has been described as 'the first world war of modern times' with major campaigns fought in Spain, Italy, Germany, Italy as well as at sea. It was triggered by the death in 1700 of the childless Habsburg King Charles II of Spain.
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    Seven years war

    The Seven Years' War was a global conflict involving most of the major European powers and many smaller European states, as well as nations in Asia and the Americas.
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    Louis XVI

    Ruled over France
  • May 5th 1789 Meeting

    This assembly was composed of three estates – the clergy, nobility and commoners – who had the power to decide on the levying of new taxes and to undertake reforms in the country. The opening of the Estates General, on 5 May 1789 in Versailles, also marked the start of the French Revolution.
  • Tennis Court oath

    Tennis Court oath
    Tennis Court Oath, French Serment du Jeu de Paume, (June 20, 1789), dramatic act of defiance by representatives of the nonprivileged classes of the French nation (the Third Estate) during the meeting of the Estates-General (traditional assembly) at the beginning of the French Revolution.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops storm and dismantle the Bastille, a royal fortress and prison that had come to symbolize the tyranny of the Bourbon monarchs, on July 14, 1789.
  • Declaration of the rights of man

    Declaration of the rights of man
    The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen came into existence in the summer of 1789, born of an idea of the Constituent Assembly, which was formed by the assembly of the Estates General to draft a new Constitution, and precede it with a declaration of principles.
  • Women's March on Versailles

    Women's March on Versailles
    The Women's March on Versailles, also known as the October March, the October Days or simply the March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution.
  • Execution of King Louis XVI

    Ultimately unwilling to cede his royal power to the Revolutionary government, Louis XVI was found guilty of treason and condemned to death. He was guillotined on January 21, 1793.
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    French invasion of Russia

    Napoleon and his troops invade Russia. The campaign failed however, because Napoleon and his men ran out of food, and could not survive the harsh weather conditions.
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    Nicholas II

    Ruled over Russia