Deutscher Bund
German Confederation

Timeline: No Napoleon
Preceded by 1857-1919 Succeeded by
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(and largest city)
Frankfurt (later Munich)
Language German, French
Demonym German
Government Confederation
Established 1857
Independence from Holy Roman Empire

The German Confederation was a loose association of Central European states created after the Treaty of Augsburg that ended the Prussian War. It was formed by the victors of the war, France and Austria, to organize the nations under their influence, and to avoid another unification war by Prussia.


Prussian War

World War I