Peace Conference in Münster 1648

Abbildung der Quelle


Geschichtliches Unterrichtswerk, Bd. 3: Das Abendland als europäisches Staatensystem./ Bendfeld, Bernhard u.a. (Hg.) - Paderborn: Schöningh, 1953, S. 186 -
GEI shelf mark: HEG-V 68(1,53)-3.


© Schöningh, 1953



The Dutch artist Gerard Ter Borch based his 1670 historical painting on an event very important for his epoch and for the Dutch Republic: the Peace of Münster in 1648, which ended the Thirty Years' War in Europe and the Dutch War of Independence against the Spanish Habsburgers.




This textbook, which is divided into five large sections, covers the period from the Reformation in the first half of the sixteenth century until the Enlightenment, and the Congress of Vienna in 1815. The Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) is covered at the end of the second part, devoted to the Counterreformation. The sub-chapter ‘The Peace of Westphalia or [mehr...]