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The Weranian Revolution (Ostische Revolution) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in Werania that lasted from 1753 until 1760, and was partially carried forward by Siegfried Eroberer during the later consolidation of the Second Weranic Republic. The Revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, experienced violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Siegfried that rapidly brought many of its principles to Eastern Europe and beyond.
1753 - Monarchy in Werania overthrown violently, first Weranic Republic established. Revolutionary ideas begin spreading across continent.
1754 - King of Werania beheaded after attempted royalist uprising. Estmere, Gaullica, and Vredo-Samodeia form a coalition to end the revolution.
1756 - Weranic Republic collapses due to war with the coalition. Plans are made for parts of Werania to be annexed, and divided into several duchies. 1756 - 1760 - A young General called Ferdinand von Medvelt (Later Siegfried Eroberer), reunifies the Weranic Republic in half a year, and fights off a coalition of Vredlandia, Gaullica, and Estmere. Introduces several new military ideas to Euclea, such as mass conscription. Creates himself the Father of the Fatherland, and Protector of the Republic. The Treaty of ____ is signed in 1760, ending the First War of the Coalition in a stalemate, though Werania is forced to cede some western land to Vredo-Samodeia, and Clallac to Gaullica.
1761 - 1763 - Siegfried launches a surprise invasion into northern Gaullica, annexing Clallac, and occupying Hennehouwe and parts of northern Gaullica. His campaign in the west is a success as well, and he occupies the Vredlandian capital. The War of the Second Coalition ends with the ceding of parts of Vredlandia, Clallac, Hennehouwe, and Kesselbourg, to Werania, in the Treaty of ____ in 1763.
1764 - 1767 - The Coalition declares war on Werania, and enjoys an early success in liberating Hennehouwe. The Weranic navy is also obliterated in the Battle of ___, but a joint Gaullican-Vredlandian army is decimated in the Battle of ___ in 1766. Siegfried marches on Verlois, beating several Gaullican armies, but is forced to retreat when only one mile from the city, due to a two pronged attack by Estmere and Vredlandia. All sides are weary, and have other issues, and end the Third War with the Treaty of ___ in 1767, mostly restoring pre-war borders.