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The United States of Greater Austria

Posted By on 17. Juli 2009

Just another footnote in the great, often not so great and most often downright dirty history of mankind: The United States of Greater Austria.

If it had not been for the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, this now unfortunately very fictional country would have risen like a Phoenix from the carcass of the rotting Habsburg Monarchy of Austria Hungary.

Here’s a map (please click the map for the article):

The United States of Greater Austria

I wonder what Europe would look like today if Archduke Franz Ferdinand had become Emperor, we might still have an Austrian and a German Emperor right now… On the other hand, I would propably not be friends with Princess Stephanie Viktoria of Prussia, which I am now…

Oh yes… The strange flows of the time stream and where its currents carry us…


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