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Kingdom rankHanover
Primary culture
Lower Saxon (Germanic)

Capital province
Hanover (1758)

Feudal Nobility Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Hanoverian ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
−10% Construction cost
+10% Trade power abroad

State maintenance.png Niedersächsicher Reichskreis

−15% State maintenance

Development cost.png Weser Renaissance

−10% Development cost

Land maintenance modifier.png Schützenfest

−5% Land maintenance modifier
+5% Land fire damage

Prestige.png Herrenhausen Gardens

+1 Yearly prestige

Goods produced modifier.png Strengthen the Meiertum

+10% Goods produced modifier

Diplomatic relations.png Hanoverian Chancery

+1 Diplomatic relation

Fire damage received.png King's Legion

−15% Fire damage received

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+5% Discipline

Hanover is a formable nation in North Germany with its own ideas. Hannover exists in historical starts after 1692.


Countries with Lower Saxon primary culture, can form Hanover.[1]


Execute decision.pngForm Hanover

Now that we control the key provinces of this region, local nobles have no other choice but to accept our leadership. When they fall in line, the united duchy of Hanover will become the leading power of the region.
Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI controlled,


The country:


The country:

  • changes to Flag of Hanover Hanover.
  • Hanover (1758) becomes the capital of the country.
  • Hanover (1758) gains Tax Base Icon.png1 base tax.
  • gets the modifier “Increased Centralization” for 20 years with the following effects:
    • Autonomy.png −0.05 Monthly autonomy change
    • National unrest.png +1 National unrest
  • gets permanent claims on all not owned provinces in Braunschweig and Weser areas and with Lower Saxon culture in North Germany region
  • gains Prestige.png25 prestige.
  • If Flag of Hanover Hanover
    • is not' a Kingdom rank kingdom
    • is either an elector of the Holy Roman Empire or is not a member of the HRE
      • then it becomes a Kingdom rank kingdom
  • If does not have custom ideas
  • gets new Mission.png missions


Main article: Hanoverian missions


The following event can fire for all countries which own the required provinces.[2]


Msg event.pngLeibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was a German philosopher, mathematician and political adviser important, both as a metaphysician and as a logician, and distinguished also for his independent invention of the differential and integral calculus. Born in Leipzig in 1646 he eventually ended up in the service of John Frederick the duke of Braunschweig-Lüneburg.

Trigger conditions
  • This event fires only once.
  • Owns one of the provinces:
    • Hanover (1758)
    • Leipzig (62)
    • Altdorf (67)
    • Thüringen (63)
  • The year is between 1676 and 1716
  • ‘Gottfried Leibniz’ is not currently employed and is not available
Mean time to happen

120 months

Event button 547.png

Discounted Advisor Philosopher.png (level 3) Philosopher named ‘Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’ will be available.


  1. The script code of the decision can be found in /Europa Universalis IV/decisions/MiscCountryFormations.txt.
  2. The script code of the event can be found in /Europa Universalis IV/events/flavorHAN.txt.
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