DailyInfographics.eu Europe in 1817

Although the word infographic didn't exist in 1817, this map of Europe might have been its predecessor. The unknown Italian caricaturist of 19th century depicted geopolitical situation in Europe with his sharp pencil and surprisingly the graphic survived till modern days. 

What can we understand from this map? 

Do you recognise some specific events or phenomena on it?

How would such sort of map look nowadays?

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