Louis XIV key dates - Foreign Affairs

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Peace of Pyrenees ends 30 years war with Spain
1659
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Louis XIV's personal rule begins
1661
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Outbreak of war of Devolution
1667
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Triple alliance formed between England, United Provinces and Sweden to limit French gains
January, 1668
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Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends War of Devolution
May, 1668
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Outbreak of the Dutch War
1672
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Anti-French alliance signed between the Holy Roman Empire, Brandenburg, Spain, and Lorraine
1673
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Surprise assault on Ghent during Dutch War
1678
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Treaty of Nymegen ends Dutch War
1679
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Policy of 'Reunions' begins
1679
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French Army of 30,000 troops seize Strasbourg
1681
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France seize Luxembourg
June, 1684
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Truce of Ratisbon ends 'Reunions'
August, 1684
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league of Augsburg formed between the Holy Roman Emperor, Several German Princes, Spain and Sweden
1686
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Holy Roman Emperor wins decisive battle against the Turks
1687
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Nine Years War begins after Louis lays siege to Phillipsburg
September, 1688
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Glorious Revolution in England - James II abdicates and William of Orange becomes King of England
October, 1688
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Palatinate razed to the ground
December, 1688
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Treaty of Ryswick ends Nine Years' War
1697
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First Partition treaty to divide up Spanish Empire
1698
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Holy Roman Emperor signs peace of Karlowitz, freeing him from the Turkish Menace
January, 1699
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Death of Joseph Ferdinand, the main beneficiary of the first Partition treaty
February, 1699
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Second Partition Treaty to divide up Spanish Empire, rejected by the Holy Roman Emperor and Carlos II
March, 1700
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Death of Carlos II, his Will declares that all of the Spanish Empire should go to Louis' Grandson, Phillip. Louis accepts the Will
November, 1700
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Louis declares Phillp's rights to the French throne in the Parlement of Paris
February, 1701
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Grand Alliance of the Hague formed. Death of James II. Louis recognises James III as rightful King of England
September, 1701
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Death of William II of England
8th May, 1702
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War of Spanish Succession begins as Grand Alliance declares war on France
15th May, 1702
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France defeated at Battle of Blenheim
1704
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King Philip V of Spain is expelled from Madrid
1706
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French beaten at Oudenaarde
1708
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24,000 Parisians die during a harsh winter in France
1708-09
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Louis' Terms of Surrender rejected
1709
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French victory at Battle of Denain
1712
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Peace Treaties to end the War of Spanish Succession
1713 and 1714
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