Constitution of the German Confederation

The Constitution of the German Confederation or German Federal Act (German: Deutsche Bundesakte) was the constitution enacted the day before the Congress of Vienna's Final Act, which established the German Confederation of 39 states, created from the previous 360 states of the Holy Roman Empire, under the presidency of the Emperor of Austria. It came into effect on 8 June 1815.

Further reading Edit

  • Dippel, Horst, ed. (2006). "Deutsche Bundesakte (1815)". German Constitutional Documents 1806–1849: Part I: National Constitutions / Constitutions of the German States (Anhalt-Bernburg – Baden). Constitutions of the World from the late 18th Century to the Middle of the 19th Century. Vol. Europe: 3. K. G. Saur. pp. 25–34. doi:10.1515/9783598440557.1.25. ISBN 978-3-598-35685-8.

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