The Corsica is a successor state of the ex-French Republic, currently is claimed by the French Republic.
The isle of Corsica was knowing since the ancient times as the Isle of the Beauty, it was colonized by the Fenices, Greeks, Romans. During medieval times it was under control of Pisa and then under control of Genoa until 1755, when Pasquale Paoli declare the independence of Corsica from Genoa and established the Republic of Corsica, after he have write the Constitution of Corsica, the fist at give access at the vote for the woman. But after some years of fighting again Genoa and France the Republic fall and in 1768 return to Genoa, the same year the isle was give at the Kingdom of French for pay his debts.
During the period under the France the isle was oppressed and it wasn't doing anything for modernize Corsica, except during the First French Empire and during the French Republic, Corsica have also give birth at Napoleon Bonaparte, a Corsican general who have unite Europe under the French flag and under the ideology of liberty, equality and democracy.
During WW2 Corsica was liberated by the Italian Royal Army, the Corsicans had seen the Italian troops as liberation troops and many wanna become part of Italy. Corsica it was also the first department of France to be liberated with the help of the Italian troops and of the Corsican partisans.
During the Armagedon Corsica wasn't hit, but many people was shocked what they know what happened to the France, after the arrive of at least 200,000 refugees from France. Many Corsican asked at the prefect of the ex-department of Corsica the declare of independence and the constitution of a republic, the prefect at the first was reluctant at give independence. The prefect declare immediately the martial law and a increase of the agriculture, this have prevent famine or other problem. But not riots who are again the Martial law and the French occupation. In the January of the 1963 the prefect have declare the republic of Corsica, with great happiness by the Corsican, it was used the old constitution of the First Corsican Republic. The first president was Pierre Lombardi, a Corsican independentist. He have created a socialist government for bring stability at the Isle, his first act was the creation of the Corsican Armed Forces and the requisition of at least the 50% of the private boath and ships for create a Navy, also with the ships and boath of the French Navy located in Corsica. With the socialist reforms the Corsica has become a self-sufficient nation on food and energy, it was make also reforms for promote the Corsican and the Italian, despite the French.
After some year of stability and growing a ship of the French Navy explore the city of Ajaccio and knowing what happened at the island, thanks to a speech with the president. After this the captain of the ship have asked and offer at the Corsican government their joined at the French Republic. The president have refuse and say "Ci sarà mai essiri sutta lu cuntrollu stranera, e si lu francesi sarà già p'accupari la ci hà da li so 'dìanti". The French for don't cause a diplomatic incident and for not be killied return in France.