Early modern European history quiz

A: Age of Liberty

Q: In Swedish history what is the name given to the period between 1719 and 1772?

Following the death of Charles XII in 1718 and the end of Sweden’s great power era, the period between 1719 and 1772 is known as the Age of Liberty (Frihetstiden in Swedish), as the absolutist monarchy was transformed into parliamentary governance, until Gustav III’s coup which reinstituted absolutist monarchy.

 

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