AP Euro People

Bartolomé de Las Casas
Dominican priest, wrote Apologetic History of the Indies (1550)
Thomas Cromwell
Henry VIII's chief minister
Louis XI
"the spider", consolidation of France, state could be formed without a great leader's plans
Catherine de Medici
Henry II's wife, mom of Charles IX and Henry III
Philip II
"King of Paper"
Michel de Montaigne
Modern essay, skepticism, wrote Of Cannibals (addressed telling stories subjectively and using "barbarous" when people were just different)
Michael Romanov
Elected as tsar by the hereditary nobility, successfully led the Muscovite territory out of their "Time of Troubles"
Gustavus Adolphus
Protestant Swedish king, military, helped in 30 Years' War
Albert of Wallenstein
Catholic Czech general, beat Christian IV, wanted to create a kingdom for himself, and so religion wasn't a reason for his fighting
Cardinal Richelieu
Chief minister for Louis XIII, wanted Hapsburgs to have less power, declared ware against Spain, wanted to take Alsace from Holy Roman Empire
Cardinal Francisco Jimenez
Archbishop of Toledo, Primate of Spain, Polygot Bible, Inquisitor-General of Spanish Inquisition
Archbishop Albert
Pope told him to find someone to sell indulgences, he chose Tetzel
Against the Murderous Thieving Hordes of Peasants
Michael Servetus
Spanish theologian and physician, denied doctrine of the trinity, circulation of blood
Lorenzo Valla
The Donation of Constantine was forgery
William Tyndale
English translation of the New Testament
John Knox
History of the Reformation in Scotland
Angela Merici
Made the Ursulines
Jean Bodin
The Six Books of the Common Wealth, "the principal mark of a sovereign majesty is essentially the right to impose laws on subjects generally without their consent."
John Milton
The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates, defended the English Revolution
Cardinal Mazarin
Chief minister of Louis XVI
Two Treatises on Civil Government (1690), natural rights contract
Thomas Hobbs
Savage state of nature
Frederick William, the Great Elector
Absolutism, Prussia