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Duchy rankThuringia
Primary culture
Saxon (Germanic)

Capital province
Weimar (4743)

Feudal Nobility Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Thüringian ideas
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Traditions.png Traditions:

+1 Diplomat
-10% Province warscore cost

Yearly devotion.png The Partition of Leipzig

+1 Yearly legitimacy
+1 Yearly horde unity
+1 Yearly Meritocracy
+1 Yearly Devotion
+0.3 Yearly republican tradition

Fort defense.png Fortifications of Erfurt

+20% Fort defense

Tolerance heretic.png Protector of Reformers

+2 Tolerance of heretics

Administrative technology cost.png Salana University

−10% Administrative technology cost

Chance of new heir.png The Saxon Duchies

+50% Chance of new heir

Idea cost.png Weimar Classicism

−10% Idea cost

Diplomatic relations.png Expansive Marriage Policy

+1 Diplomatic relation

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+20% Improve relations
For the area, see Thuringia (area).

Thuringia is a country in northern Germany starting the game in a personal union under Flag of Saxony Saxony. Thuringia is fully independent from 1485 and onwards (except between the years of 1573 and 1586 when they are a vassal under Saxony) and takes Saxony's place as elector within the Holy Roman Empire between the 1464 and 1547 start dates. Thuringia borders Flag of Saxony Saxony, Flag of Bohemia Bohemia, Flag of Bayreuth Bayreuth, Flag of Bamberg Bamberg, Flag of Wurzburg Wurzburg, Flag of Hesse Hesse, Flag of Brunswick Brunswick and Flag of Goslar Goslar.

Missions[edit | edit source]

Main article: Saxon missions

Decisions[edit | edit source]

As country with Saxon primary culture Thuringia is able to form both Flag of Prussia Prussia and Flag of Saxony Saxony.


Execute decision.pngForm Saxony

The Duchy of Saxony has passed hands between dynasties and even shifted territory considerably over the centuries. Perhaps we too should lay claim to it?

Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled, it:

Playing with normal or historical nations.


Flag of Saxony Saxony does not exist.
The country:


The country:

  • AI will always take this decision
  • AI gives "high priority" (400) to this decision

Execute decision.pngReform into Prussia

The lands once conquered and Germanized by the Teutonic Order will always need protection against rapacious neighbors. Should the Order fail in this duty, we can take their place and usher in a new era of prosperity and Prussian discipline.

Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:

  • is not a custom nation
  • Flag of Prussia Prussia does not exist
  • Either the Protestantism Protestant, Reformed.png Reformed or Anglican.png Anglican religion is enabled

Playing with normal or historical nations


Flag of Prussia Prussia does not exist
The country:


The country:

  • becomes Flag of Prussia Prussia
  • gains Yearly prestige.png 25 prestige
  • gets new Mission.png missions.
  • gets the Msg event.png event ‘New Traditions & Ambitions’, unless it has custom or Prussian ideas.
  • changes Primary culture.png primary culture to Prussian.
  • increases rank to Kingdom rank kingdom, if:
    • it is a Duchy rank duchy
    • the Emperor emperor DLC is not enabled or the HRE does not exist
  • gains a permanent claim on:
    • West Prussia area
    • East Prussia area
  • removes all provinces from the Holy Roman Empire, if it is a member and not an elector or the emperor.
  • if it is not revolutionary:
  • if 'States General' government reform is enacted, reform is removed
  • gets “Increased Centralization” for Time Icon.png 10 years, giving:
    • Autonomy.png −0.05 monthly autonomy change,
    • National unrest.png +1 national unrest.

One random owned province with Culture icon.png Pomeranian, Saxon or Prussian culture:

  • Gain Base tax.png 1 base tax

One random owned province with Culture icon.png Saxon or Pomeranian culture as well as Capital.png country's capital:

  • Change Culture icon.png culture to Prussian
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