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Nations that were once very powerful but are now completely irrelevant

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Name them.
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UK
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>>80340
Serious posts only please.
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Literally all of them
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>>80324
>Great
>Britain
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>>80324
Portugal, Lithuania, Netherlands
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America.
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France.
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>>80324
notables

>Mongolia
>Egypt
>Portugal
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>>80340
>>80415

No bully pls
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Egypt.
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Sweden is the epitome of this.
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Turkey, and then Greece which is like Turkey but worse.
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>>80423
Here's a (You)
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>>80434
They just opened the first McDonald's in Ulanbatoor and rent there is pretty cheap. Wouldn't mind being sent as an expatriate there.
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To name a few:
A lot of the Middle East
Sweden
Wherever Carthage was
Denmark
Italy
Greece
Turkey
and finally, Macedonia

>inb4 mad people of any of these countries
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Netherlands
Spain
Portugal
Greece
Egypt
Mongolia
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>>80324

Seems to me that you have a pretty loose definition of the term Nation OP.

The Dutch Republic
Portugal (15-16th centuries)
Spain (15th-16th centuries)
France (Sporadic, primarily 1789-1813)
Mali (Pre-1000AD)
Ethiopia (2nd to 6th century AD)
Incan Empire
Aztec Empire
Classical Persia

Bit of a silly thread to be honest.
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Lithuania.

It wasn't til I played EU4 that I realized how big it used to be.
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>>80324
Looks like a boar taking a shit if imma be real with you
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>>80501
>Wherever Carthage was
In Turkey. So was a lot of Byzantium. They're kinda world champions of becoming irrelevant.
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Sweden
Turkey
Iran
Japan
Spain
Portugal
Netherlands
France
Germany
Fuck it, all of Europe
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>>80504
I wouldn't call a lot of those places irrelevant. Persia is a regional power in the form of Iran, France is the world's sixth largest economy and has a nuclear arsenal, etc.
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>>80324
Assyria.
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>>80531
>Carthage was
>In Turkey
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>>80501
Italy is still somewhat relevant, at least inside EU politics

The Kingdom of Macedon was part of Greece, not modern day Macedonia, leading to

Greece, its still relevant. Just not for good reasons

Turkey is also still relevant thanks to its position in NATO and its quite important to the middle east's balance of power (although its no Israel, Iran, Saudi etc)
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>>80531
You're way off. Carthage was in modern-day Tunisia, not Turkey. It had fuck-all to do with Byzantium.
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>>80531
Carthage was in North Africa in modern day Tunisia.
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>>80324
England

their empire has been crumbling down for centuries and its end is in sight with Scotland wanting independence and the partition of Ireland falling apart
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Austria
Hungary
Sweden
Egypt
Portugal
Poland
Lithuania
Bulgaria
Greece
Netherlands
Mali
Ethiopia
Belgium
Denmark
Armenia
Oman
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>>80504
>France
They have one of largest fleets, the third largest nuclear arsenal and 6th largest economy. Hardly irrelevant and I say this as a burger.
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>>80531
>Carthage is in Turkey
Am I being trolled or are you retarded?
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>>80504
Just go with the flow you silly faggot.
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Before '41, I'd say the Germans were attempting. Took literately then entire world to take them down. Could also be the UK as >>80340 said. Then the USSR could be counted in afterwards due to them needing to be on par with the US. After they fell, well, America's here and sanding baby.
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I kinda feel like the OP means nations that still exist but aren't strong.

Carthage isn't some rump state dottering around in modern-day Tunisia. Carthage was ground into fucking dust. It's dead, kaput. It is an Ex-New City.

(Penny for the reference)
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>>80570
>partition of Ireland falling apart

Not gonna happen desu lad, not in the foreseeable future
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Spain
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Spain and Poland
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>>80671

Poland was never great.
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It was very big
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>>80684
You what?
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>>80324
Spain. Spain shit the bed so badly they went from being the ultimate first-rate world power to a fifth-rate European power whose main contribution to the world in the last few centuries has been the invention of the country-wide mid-afternoon nap.
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>>80753
Yeah. No.

Most of that was Lithuania. Neither Poland or Lithuania are good enough to be great.

When together they're still not good enough to be great. They're good enough to be pretty good though.
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Egypt
Italy
Greece
Macedonia
Turkey
Great Britain
Sweden
Denmark
Germany
Poland
Lithuania
France
Spain
Portugal
Netherlands
Japan
Mongols
Hungary
Austria
Serbia
Iran
Saudi Arabia
Tunis (Carthage)
Ethiopia
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>>80801
Ottomans would beg to differ
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>>80875
That's nice. Now go along and play.
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>>80639
I get it.

>Ah the norwegian blue, lovely plumage
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>>80867
Egypt is still relevant
Turkey is a regional power
GB is a top5 power, maybe top10 if you wanna be a douche
Germany cannot into war by design but they are definitely a world power in an economic sense
France is a world power for sure
Iran is a regional power
Saudi was never a power, unless you mean the arab hordes of the ancient caliphates
Tunis and Carthage are unrelated
Ethiopia is a meme
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Poland beat great empires like Russia or the ottoman empire
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That is truth
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>>81019
Three countries are relevant on the world stage: China, Russia, and the USA
Everyone else is irrelevant
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Canadian First Nations!
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California
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>>80340

all you had to do was lift the taxes bro, I warned you dog
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>>80324
Sweden
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>>81485
Here is your reply.
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>>84235
only ever a regional power except for fleeting moments.
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>>80548
Ana wen Ashuraya!
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