• Beginning of baroque

    Beginning of baroque
    This is the name for the cultural period that developed in Europe in the 17th century and the first half of the 18th century. It was characterised by a pessimistic view of life and the importance of feelings.
  • William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes die

    William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes die
    Two great writers die: William Shakespeare and Miguel
    Miguel de Cervantes, creator of Don Quijote, icons of the Renaissance.
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    Discourse on Method

    Creates a new philosophical system and a new method of scientific research based on methodical doubt and the analysis of the parts: rationalism.
  • France fights against the power of the nobility

    France fights against the power of the nobility
    France struggles against the power of the nobility, during the reign of Luis XIII (the fronde) under Cardinal Richelieu and Mazarin. In the middle of the century, Luis XIV, "El Rey Sol", came to power and achieved royal absolutism. He built the Palace of Versailles.
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    The Habsburg Minorities rule in Spain

    Rule of the Minor Hapsburgs in Spain (Felipe III, Felipe IV and Carlos II). Decline of Spain, especially after the peace of Westphalia. The dynasty ends in 1700 and the Bourbons begin to rule.
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    Water music

    Water Music or Water Music is a composition by Georg Friedrich Händel. It is a collection of orchestral movements, often published as three suites,
  • Brandenburg Concerts

    Brandenburg Concerts
    The Brandenburg Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach are a collection of six instrumental works presented by Bach to Christian Ludwig, margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt.
  • End od the Baroque

    End od the Baroque
    For many scholars, the end of the Baroque period is established with the death of the composer Johan Sebastian Bach.