More powerful European power in 1900: Italian or German Empire?

More powerful European state in 1900?

  • German Empire

    Votes: 28 93.3%
  • Italian Empire

    Votes: 2 6.7%

  • Total voters
    30
Oct 2014
41
Toronto
#1
Both Italy and Germany were unified at roughly the same time, both were late to Empire-building, both focused their attentions primarily on Africa.

Which European great power was more powerful (economically, militarily, and politically) in 1900: the German Empire or the Italian Empire?