May 26th in German History: The Creation of the Landtag of Bavaria

On May 26th, 1818, King Maximilian Joseph I of Bavaria issued a constitution that created the Landtag of Bavaria, a bicameral legislature with great power and authority for its time. The ideas and policies in the constitution stood against the conservative order that controlled Europe during the first half of the nineteenth century. Maximilian JosephContinue reading “May 26th in German History: The Creation of the Landtag of Bavaria”