1848 Victorious Great men of history: The validity of historical narratives in modern socioeconomic research (Lumos Syndicate, 2018) When discussing the history of Europe and the world at large, you find that at certain points it all comes to revolve around a single man and his decisions which regardless of his knowledge will come to shape the world at large. The first one of these is Napoleon, who brought france from a nation in dissaray to an empire spanning across europe, doubtlessly inspiring Jaques Doriot, who would attempt to do the same more than a hundred years later. Between them stands Rugerro Settimo, a Sicilan petty noble who, knowingly or not, would transform the face of Europe and the world forever. Map of the world as of December 1848 Hello and welcome to the timeline 1848 Victorious, which imagines a world in which the popular rebellions that wracked the core of Europe succeded instead of being put down and the subsequent history of the world. While attempting to remain plausible (Aka a type I alternate history), the overall "theme" of national revolutions being more successful than OTL might influence and soften the course of historical events.