sweden

  1. An Orthodox Sweden from the 10th Century on.

    Introduction: Early attempts to Christianize Sweden were not successful and Sweden was the last of the three Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden) [1] to fully Christianize. I had the idea playing Crusader Kings 2 however, what if I did a timeline where Sweden became Orthodox...
  2. What if: Axel Von Fersen elected as king of Sweden in 1809?

    What if when after Karl August (the Swedish first candidate for Gustav IV Adolfs replacement) dies the riksdag elects Axel Von Fersen. At the time Axel Von Fersen was one of the most influential men in the realm and had been for some time, so him being chosen as king is not that farfetched. Karl...
  3. Gothenburg as the capital of a Scandinavian Union

    Let's say that Scandinavia unites in a similar manner to Germany and Italy during the 1800s and Gothenburg is chosen as the new capital. How would the city change? They would obviously need a parliament building and a royal palace (assuming that it is a monarchy) but how would these buildings...
  4. earlier Swedish independence

    During the 1400s Karl Knutsson Bonde was an on-again off-again king of Sweden (and briefly Norway) but Erik of Pommerania (also king of Denmark and Norway) eventually succeeded in consolidating power and Sweden would remain as a part of the Kalmar union until Gustav I (for the most part) But...
  5. Most Fenno-Swede dominated Finland possible

    With a point of divergence just after the Russians took Finland from Sweden in 1809, what is the biggest political, cultural and economic influence the Fenno-Swedes (Finlands Swedish speaking minority) can exert in an alternate modern day Finland.
  6. Later Swedish independence

    What if the rebellion against Kristian during the 1500s either failed or never occurred to begin with and another rebellion started sometime during the 1700s. How would Scandinavia have developed up until then Who would be the leaders of such a rebellion? Would any foreign powers support it...
  7. Sārthākā

    Longboats and Norsemen: A Vinland TL
    Threadmarks: First Years

    Longboats and Norsemen: A Vinland TL *** Chapter 1 *** Bjarni Herjolfsson was holding onto the sides of the longboat for dear life as the storm hurled waves after waves of water at him and his longboat. The storm whipped up the winds and they came crashing down upon them. His crew members...
  8. Present day population of Stockholm in a world in which Sweden kept Finland?

    Roughly how many people do you think would live in Stockholm today in a world in which Russia never conquered Finland.
  9. KingOnTheEdge

    Where Would A Scandinavian Capital Be?

    Logically speaking, where would a scandinavia with these borders be? I don't really have a PoD for this since it needs to be before the GNW for the Baltic territory, but not too far back to butterfly pan nationalism, but I feel like there are 3 real options: Stockholm, as sweden was the...
  10. CaedmonCousland

    The Bjelbo Revival (Bjelbo Kalmar Union)
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: Confronting Plague

    Well, here we go again. Yet another attempt by me to do a Scandinavia timeline, even though I totally lack the sources to be as in depth as I wish I could be. Please don't compare my work to the magnificent Nordic TL most are probably thinking of. I won't come off well in comparison. The focus...
  11. a post war history of the Scandinavian Union

    This timeline is going to focus on union between the Scandinavian countries formed in the aftermath of a slightly different second world war in which Sweden is also invaded by Germany along with Denmark and Norway. (Finland might join after the Cold War is over but I am getting ahead of myself)...
  12. KingOnTheEdge

    DBAHC: Wank The Rus

    Otl, since the fall of the Kievan Rus, the territory that might otherwise be a sort of rusland has never really united. Sweden and Poland jockeying for influence over the region never helped. Your goal is to make a major power out of the region.
  13. Sārthākā

    Gustav of Vasa become King Gustav V of Sweden

    Let's say that when Gustaf Adolf IV abdicates the throne, the coup makers agree to let his son, popularly known as Gustav, Prince of Vasa to become King after his abdication, what kind of butterflies will come? Also considering he is rumored to be the father of Maximilian of Mexico, there is a...
  14. Sārthākā

    The Northern Lion Still Roars! - Sweden Wins Gustav III's war in Russia!
    Threadmarks: The Beginning of the Resurgence

    The Northern Lion Still Roars! January King Gustav III of Sweden was sitting quietly in his desk as he surveyed the reports of his kingdom. He knew he was extremely unpopular with the political elements of his Kingdom and was frustrated because of it. King Gustav III of Sweden When he had...
  15. WI: decisive Swedish victory at Neva?

    Let's say the Swedes win a very decisive victory at the Neva in 1240. Alexander Nevsky dies (probably known ITTL simply as "Alexander"), the Novgorodian army is routed with very heavy losses. Now, contemporary sources claim the Swedish aim was the conquest of Novgorod, but that is obviously...
  16. Sārthākā

    Folly, Goodwill, Flames and War. - An Alternate History Story
    Threadmarks: Prologue.

    Prologue August 9, 1914, 6 PM, Stockholm, The Kingdom of Sweden 56 year old King Gustaf The Fifth of Sweden was reading a novel beside the homely fire in his room whilst sipping a cup of tea. He did like to read and the old Swedish classics depicting his predecessors military tactics were...
  17. Sārthākā

    The Continuation of the Swedish Empire into the Modern Era (An Alt-History Story)

    After deposing Augustus and placing Stanislaus on the Polish throne, Charles veered north to retake Neva where Tsar Peter had created a Fortress which would later be known as St. Petersburg. Throughout 1704-1705, Charles tried increasingly to take the fort only to fail at taking the fort while...
  18. Sārthākā

    Sweden Wins the Great Northern War!!! (An Alt. History Mini-Story)

    Chapter 1: 1700-1757 On 30th November, The Swedish army managed to inflict a crushing defeat to the Russians at Narva. Before the battle, Tsar Peter had decided against going back to Russia and stayed at Narva to observe the battle. Amidst the chaos of the situation at Narva, a stray bullet...
  19. Sārthākā

    What if the Swedish Empire accepted Peter's first peace negotiation in which St. Petersburg is ceded to Russia but all other Swedish holdings remain?

    After the Battle of Narva, Charles XII had beaten the Russians so badly that Peter the Great made overtures of peace, which Charles declined. Ultimately, his continuing the war against Russia led to Sweden's long-term defeat and ended the Swedish Empire as a major power. One of those overtures...
  20. Jagiellons expand to the north instead of south

    OTL Jagiellons once claimed successfully Czech throne in 1471 and twice Hungarian throne in 1440 and 1490 (and both times their rule ended with 20 years old Jagiellon king of Hungary being killed in disastrous battle against Ottomans). There were several reasons for that direction of...
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