Yeah, Spain. Portugal should be given 1/3 of a seat too... Maybe that's too generous?
China and Russia.. But no one really cares about Asia in regards to that time period.
Nah. The three big players at that time were Spain, England, and France.
They all owned the collective world, after all. Or at least the useful parts of it.
I guess Portugal gets an honorable mention, but they're really just part of Spain, I'd hardly give them the right to be an actual nation.
War is an extension of economics and diplomacy through other means.
Economics and diplomacy are methods of securing resources used by humans.
Securing resources is the one necessary behavior for all living things.
War = Life