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1589
Henry IV came to the throne of France in a tiny kingdom in the Pyrenees Mountains between Spain and France.
1610
Henry IV was murdered.
1617
Louis XIII came into power after his mother ruled as regent until he was able to become monarch.
1627
Richelieu led military attacks on Huguenot towns.
1618
War began in Prague as a Protestant rebellion broke out against the Holy Roman Empire.
1648
France, Denmark, Sweden and the Holy Roman Empire signed the Treaty of Westphalia.
1643
Louis XIV became king of France.
1685
Louis XIV did away with the Edict of Nantes, ending policy of tolerance for Protestants.
1679
Louis XIV's third war which left France in financial strain.
1713
Treaty of Utrecht: after the War of the Spanish Succession.