europe

  1. AHC : Western romance speaking europe united

    Your chalenge, with a POD not earlier than the fall of the WRE, is to have a state with this borders in AD 2022. Bonus point if there is a common lenguage spoken by the vast majority of the population.
  2. Martin lancaster

    What if Europe established a Matriarchy?

    Point of Divergence: Battle of Waterloo and the second and last exile of Napoleon Bonaparte when it seems the King will return again and continue the bourbon restoration a group of female peasants rise up and kill the king leading a new revolution resembling the one of the original French...
  3. A richer Italy post-1947

    Could Italy have risen to the same level of development as the Rhine region? Northern Italy is doing excellent in terms of economic development, but the Italian average is drawn back by southern Italy and Sicily. Could the south be in a better economic state post-WW2? Could the years of Lead and...
  4. Catalan attempt of independence ( 2017-present )

    2017 , The now famous Catalan Independence referendum is held , it controversially passes , the Catalan Government declares independence, Spain sends in it's martial forces and the Catalan Government flees to Brussels. Till this point, it's the same as in our timeline. What if , Spain's...
  5. How could the "Western World" & Warsaw Pact countries become dictatorships or have very hard right wing governments post-1945 ?

    By the Western World I mean : Canada France West Germany Scandinavian countries Iceland Finland Benelux countries Italy I know France had a few attempts due to the Algerian War of Indepedence, Italy had two, one was planned ( https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golpe_bianco ) the other was...
  6. More slavic countries in eastern europe

    Make albania, romania and hungary slavic. Thats all I'm asking for.
  7. How will modern Europeans react to a 1st world Assyrian country deep within Central Europe?

    What if some ancient Assyrians went and settled deep within Central Europe before the first Persian empire even existed then they fully established a classic powerful ancient Assyrian civilization there with a classic ruthless brutal professional ancient Assyrian military? They were unconquered...
  8. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    The Sapphire Throne: A Swedish Timeline
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Introduction "Let there be no man who deems Sweden to be a weak nation." - King Charles X Gustav of Sweden "He is an independent monarch and a powerful one at that. His rule see's Sweden ascendant for eternity." - Pope Innocent XII on Charles XI of Sweden "There is no confusion. The Carolean...
  9. Over 1 mil people european diasporas in the Russian Empire

    I am currently creating an idea for my alternate history timeline, basically it will be a very eurocentric world. In this world Russia is very successful, and be among the wealthiest, biggest and most influential nations. Russia would make a lot of settler colonialism, where russians will settle...
  10. SunZi

    Beyond the King's river — A timeline of Joan of Arc's death
    Threadmarks: I.A maid dies and the Dauphin falls

    France is, in the first quarter of the 15th century, in a serious situation where its fate seems to be at stake; after the victory of Agincourt and the formation of the Anglo-Burgundian alliance, King Henry V of England succeeds to impose a treaty in Troyes on the mad French monarch Charles VI...
  11. SunZi

    Bernadotte — King of the French

    Karl Johan (or Jean-Baptiste) Bernadotte — the missed King of the French In 1814, the troops of the Sixth Coalition entered France and on 31 May they entered Paris. The Emperor Napoleon I, betrayed by his marshals, was forced to abdicate on 6 April and, fifteen days later, left for his first...
  12. GeorgeIV

    What if: A Posthumous Son of Fernando VII is born

    The Carlist wars have always been a subject of interest to me. The fact that Spain had a window of time to reform and arise to be a great power has been circulating by Brian for a white npw. So I have come up with this scenario for us to discuss: What if Fernando VII, known in English as...
  13. How would Spain be today if it never had the Civil war and/or Franco?

    Do you think that if Spain somehow avoided the Civil war and/or Franco it would've been better off or worse today? Would their cities would look more beautiful, i.e. have more preserved classical architecture and less ugly 60s-80s high-rises? Think the Algarve compared to the Costa del Sol or...
  14. How will a fiercely polygamous Christianity really have been for many Europeans?

    How will a fiercely polygamous Christianity really have been for many Europeans? So let's just say that there was some sect of Christianity before and after the Roman empire converted to Christianity and this sect was fiercely polygamous meaning the males practicing it typically take more than...
  15. The M-Bam language map

    Ever since the M-Bam map project was finished, there really weren't any other extra patches and the ones that existed died relatively quickly like language, religion etc.. So, i made this thread so we can finally continue creating M-Bam map patches, and most importantly: a language map...
  16. WI/AHC/PC: Either The Habsburgs/Luxembourgs/Wittelsbachs Inherit The Other Two's Lands

    So just to understand what I'm talking about, here's a map: This map shows the lands of the Habsburgs, Luxembourgs, and Wittelsbachs during the 1273-1378 period. Is it possible for either one of the houses to inherit the other two's lands? Basically either the Habsburgs inherit the lands of the...
  17. Duke Andrew of Dank

    AHC: Larger Railfan Cultures outside of Japan.

    For perspective, here are different names for subgroups in the Japanese railfan culture: https://soranews24.com/2014/04/21/better-know-a-train-nerd-36-different-classifications-for-japans-densha-otaku/ Your challenge is to have the railfan cultures of other countries develop to similar levels...
  18. GameBawesome

    History Discussion: Was the Scramble for Africa economically beneficially?

    In the 19th Century, the European Powers held the Berlin Conference, which divided the continent of Africa, between themselves. When people think about Imperialism and Colonialism, they think of economic exploitation of the land and it's native people. While that statement is true and there's no...
  19. Alternate Belgium

    IOTL, in 1830, the Belgian Revolution was beginning. Eventually Belgium broke free, supported by France. But after the (failed) Dutch Ten Days Campaign, the Dutch army kept the 3 cities of Antwerp, Maastricht and Luxembourg. IOTL, after the Siege of Antwerp between the French army and the...
  20. A Better Netherlands

    What if the United Kingdom of the Netherlands stays alive in 1830 because there is no revolution. How would the development of the UKN have gone? How would the French minority in the country have been integrated into the kingdom, would the Constitution of Thorbecke still be there?. Would the...
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