The Republic of Hannover is a nation in Europe.
Hannover remained a fairly independent nation until the Napoleonic Wars, in which it was conquered and turned into a puppet state of France. It had fought for and defended France up until the Second World War. The Soviets had smashed through and took down Hannover and after the Second World War, it became a satellite state of the Soviet Union until 1985.
Länder of Hannover