Alternative History

In OTL, 11 July 1859, the Armistice of Villafranca was signed and ratified by the Treaty of Zürich ...

What if the Austrians won the Second Italian War of Independence instead of France?


  1. Austria won the war, not France/Sardinia. Therefore, there was no armistice. (Main Difference)
  2. Modena, Parma, Romagna, Tuscany and Central Italy were not annexed by the Kingdom of Sardinia, preventing it from creating a Central Italian League, thus resulting in a shattered Italy.
  3. Nice and Savoy did not pass under French control.

Author's note: I would appreciate any suggestions you have. You can either post suggestions (on the article's discussion page or my own talk page) or proposals for new articles (on this page's discussion page). I am also okay with you making minor edits, such as spelling or grammar corrections; but I would prefer that nobody other than me make major revisions. Thank you and enjoy this timeline.

Sincerely, Agent001 09:00, March 28, 2013 (UTC)