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Unformatted text preview: Eastward wth hungary Ottoman tukrs Vienna 1529 Sultanate No hereditary nobility Slave bureaucracy Janissary corps Vienna 1683 Loss of hungary to the Hapsburgs Hungarian nobility large and troublesome Revolted during war of sppanish succession Rakoczy 1703 Prussia in the 17 th century Background Hohenzollerns Brandenburg and Prussia united in 1618 Rhineland territories called the refinish Prussia Poland elected foreign king Liberum veto Thirty years war Prussia weakness and vulnerability Frederick William great elector in 1640 to 1688 Strong nobility junkers in Prussia Standing army control over taxation Crisis atmosphere: Sweden and Poland, wars of Louis 14 and tartar invasions Support from nobles not the middle class...
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- Austrian Empire, Duchy of Styria, Habsburg Monarchy, Kingdom of Bohemia, Cisleithania, Background Hohenzollerns Brandenburg