Was Leopold the first an absolute monarch?
your mom was an absolute monarch
Traditionally, an absolute monarch would only admit to having responsibilities to God, not to the people, and only the absolute monarch gets to say what his (or rarely, her) responsibilities are. Louis the fourteenth famously said "L'état c'est moi" meaning I am the state. The people in such a country exist to serve the monarch, the monarch does not exist to serve the people.
It isn't. An absolute monarch has absolute power. The power is not checked in any way. The only real way it could be limited is if the people decided to revolt and try to overthrow the monarch. In terms of law, the monarch's power is pretty much complete. I suppose that if the monarch gave some of his power to his lords it would be limited, but that means he isn't really an absolute monarch…
An absolute monarch is someone who: 1. Their legitimacy to rule was based on heredity 2. They centralized the national government under their control and domination 3. They made laws but didn't have to follow them 4. Individuals had to obey the monarch and abide by their decisions 5. Only individual right that existed were privileges the monarch decided
Constitutional monarchy is prevalent in Great Britain where the monarchy is enshrined in British constitution. Though there is a dynastic tendency in hierarchy,all royal expenditures are borne from the public exchequer. In absolute monarchy, the monarch has absolute power in governing the country,where the personal whims and wishes of the monarch is supreme and the citizens are at the mercy of the monarch.
In a constitutional monarchy, like in England, the monarch does not have much power at all, because there is a constitution. In an absolute monarchy, they have absolute power. In a constitutional monarchy, the power of the monarch is limited by some set of rules or document (e.g. a constitution), which sets out the powers given to the monarch. Other powers are given to other groups, commonly judges and a legislature. How much power is…
Absolute monarchs were not needed. It simply happened. When Charles I became an absolute monarch, he lost his head. When James II of England became an absolute monarch, he escaped England with his life. No one was willing to fight on his behalf. Kings simply try to gain more power for themselves just as presidents do.