Russian Tsar Peter I with his wife

Russian Tsar Peter I with his wife

Influenced by Western Europe, the Tsar attempted to modernise the Russian Empire.

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Pēteris I, Pēteris Lielais, Sanktpēterburga, ķēniņš, Lineāls, krievu, impērija, modernizācija

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Louis XIV (the Sun King)

The French monarch got his epithet because of his opulent and extravagant lifestyle.

Clothing (Western Europe, 16th century)

Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.

Clothing (Western Europe, 17th century)

Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.

Clothing (Western Europe, 18th century)

Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.

Habsburg imperial couple (19th century)

Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.

Medieval Christian king

Medieval kings were typically depicted sitting on their thrones, wearing a crown and the Royal regalia.

Mir Castle Complex (17th century)

The Mir Castle Complex, situated in the town of Mir, Belarus was built in the Gothic-Renaissance style.

Modern empires

Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.

Mongol Khan (13th century)

The ruler of the vast Mongol Empire was the Khan.

Saint Basil's Cathedral (Moscow, 16th century)

The church consecrated to Saint Basil was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible.

Slavs

Modern Slavs live in 14 European countries that can be classified into 3 groups.

Austrian Habsburg infantryman

The infantry of the Habsburg Empire were deployed in numerous battles.

Cannon operation (18th century)

The cannon was an important type of firearms at the beginning of modern history, widespread both on land and water.

Indian maharaja with his wife (18th century)

Maharajas were Hindu rulers of large regions of India.

Land reclamation in the Netherlands, 17th century

Inhabitants of the northern part of the Netherlands have successfully fought the sea since the Middle Ages.

The Hungarian Crown Jewels

The best-known piece of the Hungarian Crown Jewels is the Holy Crown.

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