1848 revolutions

  1. Ulyanovsk

    WI: No June Days Uprising in France?

    Following the ousting of Louis Phillipe and the July Monarchy from France in 1848, a provisional Republican government was established. Long story short, the government closed down the socialistic “National Workshops” and generally took a centre/centre-right stance, displeasing the strong...
  2. Generalissimo Maximus

    Summer of Nations (1848 Victorious)
    Threadmarks: Summer of Nations

    Summer of Nations Great men of history: The validity of historical narratives in modern socioeconomic research (Lumos Syndicate, 2018) When discussing the history of Europe and the world at large, you find that at certain points it all comes to revolve around a single man and his decisions...
  3. El_Presidente

    Russia intervenes on behalf of Hungary in 1848... and betrays the revolutionaries

    So, the idea is that the Tsar decides to intervene against Austria in 1848, snatching Galicia and sending troops into Hungary. Then, after the war is won, the Russians basically coup Hungary, installing a conservative government and a trusted noble as King (or a russian prince, but I think that...
  4. mazzil68

    Swedish Victory in the Great Northern War

    Sweden wins the Great Northern War by making different decisions. Sweden defeats St.Petersburg and other Russian invaders slowly crippling Russia, Karl XII not intentionally waits for Peter's death. Augustus II accepts defeat after he is dethroned. If Denmark-Norway decides to rejoin, or if he...
  5. Earl Marshal

    Pride Goes Before a Fall: A Revolutionary Greece Timeline
    Threadmarks: Part 1: The Spark of Revolution

    Part 1: The Spark of Revolution The Ottoman Empire, 1801 On the 22nd of February 1821, the Phanariot Alexander Ypsilantis crossed the Pruth River into the Danubian Principality of Moldavia and in doing so sparked an open revolt against the Ottoman Empire. Across all of Rumelia, Greeks rose...
  6. If Napoleon won, would 1848 still happen?

    If Napoleon never invaded Russia, or invaded Russia favorably with a better plan/significant luck, ultimately resulting in the 1812 borders (decided at the War of the Fifth Coalition) remaining almost as stable as the borders of the Congress of Vienna, then how would it affect events like...
  7. Successful 1848 Revolutions Prevent World War 1?

    1848 saw massive numbers of uprisings in Central Europe. Let us imagine that liberal Hungary successfully breaks off from Austria, Sardinia unifies Italy under a liberal constitution, and this convinces Kaiser Wilhelm I to take the offer of the Frankfurt assembly to ascend to the throne of a...
  8. Poll: Netherlands in an 1848 German Empire

    Just as the title says, is it possible for the German Empire based at Frankfurt to include the Kingdom of the Netherlands within it's borders? I know that Austria was rejected as head of this Empire due to other nationalities it ruled over, and the Prussian King refused the crown. Is the...
  9. Whiteshore

    DBWI: Germany not unified in 1848

    As we all know, King Frederick William IV of Prussia, albeit with great reluctance, accepted the Frankfurt Parliament's proposal that he be made Emperor of the German Empire in 1848, but what if he refused the crown and Germany wasn't unified in 1848? Would Germany have remained a series of...
  10. Plausibility Check: More successful revolutions of 1848 leads to very different Europe

    Partially inspired by this, but adds additional PODs: https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/russia-intervenes-on-hungarys-behalf-in-1848-1849.414867/ 1) Russia intervenes to support Hungary in the 1848 revolution, and wins. Hungary is established as an independent nation and Russia...
  11. GauchoBadger

    WI: Germans Press On during the First Schleswig War

    During the first schleswig war, prusso-german forces were advancing through danish Jutland. However, they were stopped short by the danes after their wave of advancements. During this bogging-down, the european powers took opportunity to make condemnations to the prussians and the...
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