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Peace of Westphalia

Published 1648



Peace of Westphalia

The Peace of Westphalia is a collection of peace treaties that ended the Thirty Years’ War and Eighty Years’ War in 1648. Among the treaties’ provisions were countries’ sovereignty over their territories, territorial changes, and religious tolerance.

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