Absolutism in Eastern Europe. Austria, Prussia, and Russia. Monarchs were in “control” up to 1918 These monarchs will have a powerful impact on culture Architecture Arts. Unlike the West. Powerful Nobility Unlike the West- Nobles were able to suppress the serfs Weak Middle Class
Absolutism in Eastern Europe
Lords and Peasants in Eastern Europe
All would be passed to a single heir.
Hapsburgs . Hungary accepts Habsburg ruler but is never fully integrated into the Empire.
Frederick William The Great Elector [r.1640-1688]