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Thirty Years' War

History; European history

The Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) was fought primarily in what is now Germany, and at various points involved most countries in Europe. It was one of the longest and most ...


History; European history

Enlightment appeared in Europe, in 18th century A.D, starting in France, and is known as the era of spiritual revolution against obsurantism of Middle Ages, thus, turning towards ...


History; European history

Epoque de grands changments et de revolution sociale et spirituelle en Europe, surtout en France et en Italie, dans les domaines d'art et de philosophie, au 15 e 16 siecle. Les ...

European feudalism

History; European history

Broadly, feudalism was a system for structuring society around relationships derived from the holding of land in exchange for service or labour. However European feudalism differs ...

Oliver Cromwell

History; European history

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658) was an English military and political leader who was part of the joint republican, military and parliamentarian effort that ...

Thomas Aquinas

History; European history

Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican priest of the Roman Catholic Church, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism. He was the ...

William the Conqueror

History; European history

William I was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. After a long struggle to establish his power, by 1060 his hold on Normandy was secure, ...