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Austro-Hungarian Empire – Late 1600s

By |2018-04-08T11:14:18+00:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

Leopold In the 1650s, most people in Europe thought of Austria as a place where instead of freedom they had rules that everyone had to be the same, and everyone had to be Catholic. But the Austrians saw themselves as the Holy Roman Empire, the core of civilization and God, with Islamic enemies on one side and [...]