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  1. Possible Separate Huguenot State in Europe

    Is it possible that the Huguenots could have established a state of their own in Europe during the 30YW?
  2. A Different Result to the Conspiracy of the Maharlikas

    The Conspiracy of the Maharlikas was among the first known attempts at an early 'Philippine' revolt against the Spanish authorities, led by the grandson of the conquistador Miguel Lopez de Legazpi. Their original goals were to set the Spanish city of Manila ablaze and to throw off the Spanish...
  3. How We Define Paradise or Desolation - An Alternate History of the Cold War

    Now I might receive some flak over this just because The Red Baron's Mitteleuropa is still active and Thunder over the Danube still needs an update, but as of now I am kinda stuck on the Red Baron TL with regards to the Second World War analogue, so updates for that will be scaled down in order...
  4. Cold War Plausibility Check: "Finlandized" Turkey and Iran

    Turkey during the Cold War had joined NATO, around the same time as Greece did while Persia/Iran under the Shah was staunchly pro-Western (despite having Mossadegh's democratic election back in 1953). Because of their geographical position, was it possible that Turkey and Iran could have...
  5. PC: Potential Different Dynasties Taking Root in Persia Other than the Safavids

    The Safavids were famous for unifying the Persian lands for the first time since the Muslim conquest and gained a reputation for converting the Persian Sunnis into Twelve House branch of Shia Islam. Furthermore, they seem to be the tolerant bunch who were probably good towards Christians, Jews...
  6. How Could Communist China Fall Like the Soviet Union?

    So inspired by the threads that talk about giving the Soviet Union an extra lifespan, is there a way for the Chinese communist regime to fall apart in a similar manner to the OTL fall of the Soviet Union, and who would be its first post-communist leader?
  7. Fate of Joseph Stalin if He Was Expelled from the Bolshevik Party

    IOTL, the Bolsheviks had a chance of expelling Stalin from their movement as a result of Lenin's Last Will being read out in a meeting and that he anointed Trotsky as the next leader of the Bolshevik party. Now suppose that Stalin was expelled as Lenin requested under his will, what will his...
  8. Effects on the Middle East from a Surviving Mamluk Sultanate

    The Mamluk Sultanate was an interesting 'empire' in a sense that they were built on the foundation of the Cuman, Circassian and Georgian slave origin. They lasted unusually long, from the times of the Crusaders until the Ottoman Empire conquered them. Moreover, they held the holy Islamic cities...
  9. Different Possible Successors to Suleiman the Magnificent

    During my unintentional one month fishing trip that was only meant for two days, I've been watching this show called Muthesem Yuzyil and it's a retelling of Suleiman the Magnificent's life. Now I've become intrigued by how the possible start of the Ottoman Empire's decline started with that of...
  10. WI: Brusilov Killed During First World War

    Aleksei Brusilov is known for masterminding the successful Brusilov Offensive that crippled the Austro-Hungarian military's capabilities but it proved to be a double edged sword since the Russians lost 1,000,000 troops. So what if Brusilov actually got himself killed during the Great War...
  11. AHC: Surviving Far Eastern Republic

    The Far Eastern Republic was a nation that was created in the aftermath of a power vacuum that arose after the American and Japanese armies withdrew from Siberia, and it was a short lived state before the Bolsheviks took over. For a time, it was an unusual state because it had a functioning...
  12. PC: Reviving the Anglo-French Dynastic Union Post-Angevin

    The Angevin Empire was the empire that tied England and France together, though I'm not sure when did that empire collapsed. So, was it possible that the idea of a dynastic union between England and France could be revived, post Angevin era? Can this union be made on a similar model to the later...
  13. Someone Else Unifies Japan Other than Nobunaga, Hideyoshi or Tokugawa

    OTL Japan was unified by Nobunaga, who then died and was succeeded by Hideyoshi who proceeded to launch Japan's first invasion into Korea that ended in failure, leading to Tokugawa becoming the real ruler of Japan soon after that. Now, how will Japan's development as a nation be affected if...
  14. Greek Catholic Majority in Ukraine and Belorussia: Is It Possible?

    Ukraine today has three different Orthodox Churches: two of which are bound to a Patriarchate (Moscow and Kiev/Kyiv) and the other is an Autocephalous Church. At the same time, it has the Greek Catholic Church, which arose from the Union of Brest, but today the Ukrainian Greek Catholics only...
  15. PC: Germany Unified by a State Other than Prussia or Austria

    IOTL, Prussia became powerful through its military and some of its incorporation of other German territories allowed it to play a decisive role in the unification of Germany, while Austria could have also gotten a chance to unify the German lands if it wasn't for Prussia. Now, was it possible...
  16. Thunder from the Danube: A First Bulgarian Empire TL

    Entry No. 1: Death Changes the Fate of a Nation Strange events can certainly lead to strange results, as one single act can decide the fate of either one ruler or an entire nation. From a change in tactics during the battle, or a premature death that leads to a fratricidal war, it depends on...
  17. PC: Possible Dynastic Union Between England and Sweden

    Based on a thread established earlier with an Anglo-Danish Union, could England and Sweden have been able to form a dynastic union? One idea that I had was this: Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King James VI (of Scotland) and I (of England) ends up marrying Gustav II Adolf, but Anne of Denmark...
  18. Sigismund III Vasa Killed in Siege of Smolensk: What Happens to the PLC?

    Lately I've been pondering on the scenario of "What if Wladyslaw IV Vasa becomes Tsar of Russa?" and there were several factors that made this impossible, namely: - Sigismund's Catholic stance and his ambition to become the Catholic Tsar of Russia, which made the idea of making his son...
  19. Political Effects of a Worsened Polish-Saxon Crisis

    The Polish-Saxon Crisis was a crisis that began when Russia wanted most of Poland and Prussia was hopeful of getting all of Saxony. Austria and Britain hoped to enlist France in order to avert the crisis and we had the result of Poland being partitioned once again. Now suppose that the...
  20. Portuguese Philippines: Was it Possible?

    The original Treaty of Torsedillas had demarcated the Spanish and Portuguese spheres of influence with Asia being in the Portuguese sphere of influence, but Spain had acquired the Philippines. Was it possible that Portugal had gotten the Philippine Islands, and what would the cultural results of...
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