what were enlightened despots

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 enlightened despots

May 13th, 2015

Enlightened despotism, also called benevolent despotism, a form of government in the 18th century in which absolute monarchs pursued legal, social, and educational reforms inspired by the Enlightenment.

It was a form of absolute monarchy inspired by the Enlightenment. Enlightened monarchs especially embraced its emphasis upon rationality.

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