Peace of Westphalia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Peace of Westphalia the peace treaty that ended the Thirty Years' War in 1648
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Usage

In literature:

The natural terminus of Mr. Motley's work is the Peace of Westphalia.
"The Unseen World and Other Essays" by John Fiske
But the Peace of Westphalia broke his heart.
"History of the Moravian Church" by J. E. Hutton
We fought for the public law of Europe, as it had stood since the Peace of Westphalia in 1648.
"Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised)" by Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History
The first was the Reformation and the war which it entailed down to the Peace of Westphalia.
"The Unity of Civilization" by Various
After the peace of Westphalia he settled in the little village of Mittenwalde.
"The Story of the Hymns and Tunes" by Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
The war on the side of Germany was closed, in 1648, by the peace of Westphalia.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Into this life Germany had sunk, from the peace of Westphalia.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847" by Various
From another point of view, the Peace of Westphalia had a special interest.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
The year 1648, which witnessed the Peace of Westphalia and the outbreak of the Fronde, was rendered memorable to Frontenac by his marriage.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
The peace of Westphalia (1648) marks a distinct epoch in the history of education in Germany.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
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