french empire

  1. Flavius Iulius Maiorianus

    German colonies in 1917 CP Victory

    Before World War 1, Germany had amassed the third largest colonial empire in the world, second only to Britain and France. However, these were mostly lost by 1915, although Paul von Lettow-Vorbek managed to cause significant trouble for the British and French in German East Africa. So my...
  2. TheeHistoryBuff

    If Josephine and Napoleon had a son in 1797?

    If Napoleon and Josephine had a son early in their marriage, how would this affect the Bonaparte dynasty ruling France? Could this prolong the French empire and possibly prevent Napoleon from losing his throne? More importantly, who would Napoleon marry his son off to if such circumstances were...
  3. SunZi

    AHC: Have the July Revolution Result in a Second French Republic (2.0)

    It is a pity that this post has not received any response as the questions asked are interesting. So I allow myself to revive this thread, hoping that it will be seen by others. At the moment I'm thinking about how Louis Philippe d'Orléans could have kept Henry V on the French throne, but...
  4. WI: Napoleon Bonaparte have more sons

    It seems that Emperor Napoleon I had enough time and contact with his 2nd wife, Marie Louise to try for another child. Let's say that he's lucky - and during/shortly after his visit in Dresden imperial couple is blessed with twin sons. And Napoleon now have three sons. Assuming that they are...
  5. Basileus_Komnenos

    AHC: Napoleon Crowns Himself Holy Roman Emperor

    Napoleon as he took over France, began to consolidate the state and its instructions around himself being a monarch in all but name as "First Consul." Napoleon by the Early 19th Century became much more of a moderate Conservative and drifted towards monarchism as a means to preserve the ideals...
  6. An Austrian victory at Wagram?

    The decisive engagement of the War of the Fifth Coalition, the Battle of Wagram came on the heels of the French defeat at Aspern-Essling and ended with a decisive yet bloody victory for them. The Austrian army's numerical disadvantage was worsened by the fact the reinforcements (around 13.000...
  7. Count of Crisco

    The Great Game: Napoleonic France without Napoleon: Supplemental TL for a naval game.

    Hello, this timeline is sort of an auxiliary to a naval building game myself and @Virginia Liberal will be running over the coming months which puts players in charge of one of several navies of the nations in this alternate timeline. The game begins in 1890, but as we have developed a...
  8. WI: Napoleonic Space Race

    First to set up the players. French Empire- After a more successful OTL campaign Napoleon I rules victoriously over Europe in 1814. The empire transitions into a constitutional monarchy around the mid-19th century and maintains a decent hold over western and central Europe up to the the 1950's...
  9. Peninsular War: A Spanish victory at Tudela?

    After the great Spanish victory at Bailén, which resulted in the surrender of almost 20.000 French troops and the collapse of their position in the Iberian Peninsula, Napoleon launched a massive offensive involving more than 250.000 soldiers. The Spanish army, vastly outnumbered on the...
  10. Nuclear German Empire conquers the world

    WW1 is avoided until Germamy develops nukes. Due lack of nazism experts don't leave Germany resulting in Germans being decades aheads of rest of the world in missile and nuclear tech. Germany surprise nuke major cities in UK,France,Russia with V2s forcing them to surrender unconditionally and...
  11. Woodrow Wilson decolonize the world

    What if woodrow wilson made Triple entante decolonizing Europe, Africa , Asia based on self determination a requirement for US entering the war
  12. A God of Destin: A Napoleon Timeline
    Threadmarks: Part One: Nemesis

    AGOD Part One: Nemesis "Napoleon on the Sands at Boulogne, France" by Andrew Carrick Gow What is the whole history of England, but a continued scene of rapine and desolation, with now and then a few solitary intervals of repose? ~ William Sherwin, radical journalist and Napoleon sympathizer...
  13. Scramble for China during warlord era

    POD 1913 Yuan Shikhai dies warlord era begins Germans decide to slice up Shandong To increase their colonial empire to rival British French follow up with Guangai and Yunnan Russia takes over Mongolia British annex Canton Japan opportunistically conquer manchuria US takes what ? Will this...
  14. TheDetailer

    What would a British/French “denazification” look like?

    Presuming there is a POD sometime between 1914 and 1917, which causes the Entente to either lose the Great War with the Central Powers coming out victorious, or a peace treaty is signed with neither side coming out truly on top of the other. Either way it results in a situation like that of OTL...
  15. AHC/WI: Alliance between the French and German Empires

    This is probably on the far end on the probability scale, but what would it take for both a Bonapartiste French empire and a Hohenzollern German empire to not only exist at the same time, but become close allies as opposed to otl's fight for dominance over Alsace-Lorraine, and how would this...
  16. Sides in WW1 if France won the Franco-Prussian War?

    What countries would be in this alternate Triple Entente and Central Powers if France had defeated Prussia
  17. Sarthak

    Aftermath of a successful Suez Crisis

    Let's say that despite American threats and the Egyptian resistance the French and British manage to successfully intervene in Suez. A few months of occupation in Suez later the Egyptian government falls into anarchy and the country falls into civil war. Israel occupies (de facto annexes) the...
  18. Basileus_Komnenos

    AHC: How Large can Napoleonic Poland Get?

    Assuming Napoleon ends up victorious, how large can Napoleonic Poland, the then Grand Duchy of Warsaw theoretically get? Would its status be upgraded to that of a Kingdom? Could Napoleon essentially restore the Commonwealth here, or at least retake a lot of its lost land?
  19. Basileus_Komnenos

    WI: Napoleon stays as a Republican rather than adopting Monarchism?

    What if Napoleon instead of adopting the trappings and foundations of the First Empire, stays true to his old Republican ideals and maintains and eventually reforms the Consulate? How would this affect Europe and its political re-organization? What would happen to his various conquests if...
  20. Basileus_Komnenos

    AHC: A 20th Century Restoration of the French Monarchy

    Devise a scenario where the monarchy is restored in France in the 20th Century. What sort of political and economic circumstances would be necessary for something like this to occur? Which house would be restored to the throne? France had three pretenders from the Houses of Bourbon, Orleans...
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