italy

  1. AltoRegnant

    France + AH vs Germany And Italy With Neutral Britain and Russia?

    say that, sometime after the collapse of the League of Three Emperors collapsed, Germany and AH had their own diplomatic falling out, (perhaps over nationalists in Austria being supported by parts of the German government, albeit not Prussians) and while Germany is able to maintain the Italian...
  2. WI: Orthodox Adriatic Kingdom

    During one of the Byzantine empire's weaker stages in the late first millennium, what would be the impact if an orthodox kingdom (thinking the Serbs but it's open) were to control the Western Balkans and all of Italy? Could an Eastern country controlling Rome cause a smaller schism that pushes...
  3. TheDoofusUser

    WI : Lothair II Bosonid of Italy not poisoned, lives longer

    In our timeline, in 950 AD, Lothair II of the Bosonid Dynasty, King of Italy, died, many suspect poisoned, by Berengar of Ivrea, who later became Berengar II and attempted to usurp political power and legitimize himself only to see Otto I, King of Germany intervene and create the Holy Roman...
  4. WI: Victor Emmanuel dies in 1925

    By bad luck, King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy dies of a respiratory illness in late 1925, when Mussolini was pushing most of the laws to finally silence the opposition and entrench the Fascist party. The crown is supposed to pass to his only son, Umberto. What does this mean for the political...
  5. Would CP have been better with Italy instead of the Ottomans?

    A random thought occurred to me when I saw a HoI4 YouTuber play as Italy in the Great War mod: would the Central Powers have been better off with Italy joining in instead of the Ottomans? The Italians tied down a lot of A-H troops that would otherwise have been freed up for fighting the Serbs...
  6. The_Persian_Cat

    Italy annexed by the US?

    Hello all, So, back in the late 1940s (shortly after World War II), there was a fringe political party in Italy called the Italian Unionist Movement, which had the goal of joining the US as a state. It was hoped that this would strengthen both nations, and that the US would become a world...
  7. GameBawesome

    Discussion: Who had the WORST claims to being the successor of the Roman Empire?

    There is a great debate and discussion on who the successor to the Roman Empire is. From the Holy Roman Empire, to the Ottomans, to the Russians, it stems the points of culture, language, lineage, legality, religion and location, on who truly is the successor to the Roman Empire... This isn't...
  8. Can Muslims conquer or convert Germany or England if they conquer France ?

    what if muslim arabs after winning at tours and kill charles and conquer a collapsed france due to death of charles and Later umayyad emirate rules both Spain and France and later conquers Italy can they conquer England or Germany will flat plain warfare be successful in these densely forested...
  9. WI: Lombards conquer ALL of Italy

    Let’s say Alboin isn’t murdered, and after taking Pavia in 572 the Lombards siege and capture the Byzantine holdout of Ravenna. Rome is next and the rest of the peninsula quickly follows. By 600, all of Italy is united under Alboin. What does this mean for Europe?
  10. ImperialxWarlord

    What would the post war era look like for a Neutral or Allied Fascist Italy?

    As the title says. What would be things be like for Fascist Italy if they’d stayed neutral or at some point joined the allies? What would their position be in the Cold War and new alliances? Would they be roughly in the same boat as Franco or would they be closer to the west and get in on NATO...
  11. WI: Commune of Rome succeeds?

    What happens if the Commune of Rome set up in 1144 actually manages to turn the city of Rome into a Republican Municipality under the HRE?
  12. The Visconti Victorious 2.0
    Threadmarks: The Visconti Victorious

    In the fourteenth century, Italy's famed cities- the proud communes who had humbled the Hohenstaufen Kaisers- fell victim to the insidious, inevitable erosion of traditional institutions, and succumbed to the rule of tyrants. The Papacy had fled to Avignon and Imperial Germany collapsed into...
  13. Mars aeternum

    Avar and Lombard fates swap

    Let's suppose that after the destruction of the Gepids, it's the Avars who leave the Pannonian basin to invade Italy. How could things play out? How different would things be if there was an Italic state with a non-Christian, at least in the beginning, ruling class? And what if the Pannonian...
  14. Sierra

    Could Napoleone di Buonaparte Resurrect Rome?

    Of late, i've been brainstorming out some AH ideas, and being that i'm good at coming up with sweeping ideas, but less so in sussing out plausibilites, I have chosen to come to the AH.Com forum with my idea and request feedback with a view towards writing a TL. Essentially, my idea boils down...
  15. GameBawesome

    Which Italian Nation you would’ve wanted to unite a portion of Italy

    In OTL, Italy was divided into many City-States, Duchies and Kingdoms. From the Medieval times, to the Renaissance, and to the 19th century, there were many famous nations, such as Venice, Genoa, and Tuscany and etc. Eventually, all of it was United during the 19th century under the Kingdom of...
  16. The Sforza dynasty endures?

    What if Francesco II Sforza, the last member of his family to rule Milan, lived longer (say until the age of 60) and had an adult son at the time of his death? How would Italy be affected by a Lombardy that retains its independence instead of falling completely into the Habsburg orbit? What...
  17. Piave92

    WI: Italy denounces Osimo Treaty in 1991

    Full ASB scenario: Italian Andreotti VII government (supported by neofascist MSI) denounces Osimo Treaty (that gave upper Istria, former B Zone of Free Trieste Territory to Yugoslavia) since Yugoslavia is no more in 1991 making the treaty null. Which are the consequences besides Italy becoming...
  18. Sino Italian Axis possibility?

    Inspired by the many threads about a neutral Italy. If fascist Italy (with or without Mussolini) are angry over both Nazi Germany and Japan support over Ethiopia, they want to distance themselves from Japan. Once in 1938 or 1939 when Germany shifted away from China towards Japan and took back...
  19. GameBawesome

    Was Tuscan Colonization doomed to fail?

    The Thornton Expedition was the only time an Italian nation (Excluding Malta) try to colonize the New World. In 1608, Robert Thornton, under the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinando I, was sent to prepare the establishment of Tuscan Colony in modern-day modern day French Guiana. However, when...
  20. Kingdom of Italy keeps Turin as its capital

    Between 1859 and 1861, the Kingdom of Sardinia embarked on a conquest of the Italian peninsula. While they were able to unify most of the peninsula and declare the Kingdom of Italy, they were initially unsuccessful in capturing the city of Rome, which was controlled by the Pope himself, with...
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