Holstein is a country in Europa Universalis II. It is an Elector of the Holy Roman Empire. In normal games its provinces are coloured light orange, in fantasia games, they are coloured light orange. Holstein uses the Peaceful AI File.
Creating Holstein Edit
Holstein can be created by revolt or releasing a vassal at any point in the game. It will have its normal latin techgroup. Its culture and religion are not stated in revolt.txt, but will be German and usually Catholic, Protestant, or Reformed. It will consist of the single province of Holstein.
Starting Position Edit
Holstein exists at the start of the 1419, 1492, 1617, and 1700 scenarios
In this scenario, Holstein has German culture, Catholic religion, and 200 ducats in the treasury. It owns and controls its one core, Holstein, and has a second core (Jylland) which it doesn't control.
|Adolf VIII||28 May 1427||6||6||6|
|Christian I||4 Dec 1459||4||4||5|
|Hans||21 May 1481||6||4||7|
|Christian II||21 Feb 1513||4||4||3|
|Friedrich I||13 Apr 1523||6||6||7|
|Christian III||11 Apr 1533||7||6||7|
|Friedrich II||1 Oct 1586||5||5||5|
|Philipp||15 Jun 1587||5||5||5|
|Johann Adolf||18 Oct 1590||5||5||5|
|Friedrich III||31 Mar 1616||5||5||5|
|Christian Albrecht||10 Aug 1659||5||5||5|
|Friedrich IV||6 Jan 1695||5||5||5|
|Karl Friedrich||18 Jul 1702||5||5||5|
|Karl Peter Ulrich||18 Jun 1759||5||5||5|
Holstein does not have any leaders in Vanilla EU2
Holstein has a major events file. For several of these events, we have grouped several HRE states together as "The Protestant Princes". These countries are Brandenburg, Hanover, Hessen The Palatinate, Saxony, and Wurzburg, regardless of their actual religion.
The Evangelic Union
This event happens if Holstein is Protestant or Reformed at any point between 1st January 1605 and 1st January 1609. The event happens up to 30 days after the trigger. There are two options, option A is Prepare to Join, option B is Stay Neutral
|Relations (Protestant Princes)||+150||-100|
|Relations (France, Kleves)||+100||-|
|Relations (Bavaria, Cologne)||+50||-|
|Relations (Papal States, Spain)||-100||-|
The Catholic League
This event happens if Holstein is Catholic or Counter-Reform Catholic between 1st January 1607 and 1st January 1609. It happens up to 30 days after the trigger. There are two options. Option A is Prepare to Join, option B is Stay Neutral.
|Relations (Bavaria, Cologne||+100||-50|
|Relations (Papal States, Spain)||+100||-|
|Relations (Europa Universalis II) (Baden)||-150||-|
|Relations (Europa Universalis II) (Protestant princes)||-150||+50|
The Great Northern Conflict
This event happens on the first date between 15th June 1697 and 1st April 1700 when Denmark and Sweden both exist. Holstein has two options. Option A is Mobilize Defenses, and option B is Diplomatic Effort.
Mobilize Defenses creates 8000 infantry, 3000 cavalry, and 10 artillery in the capital, Diplomatic Effort gives Holstein 6 diplomats and 200 ducats. In addition, the two options have the following effects:
|Relations (England), Netherlands)||+100||+150|
|Relations (Hanover), Hessen, Prussia)||-||+100|
|Relations (Austria), France)||-||+50|