April 27th in German History: The Ratification of the Reichsdeputationshauptschluss

The Holy Roman Empire was a confederation of states that was the major power in central Europe for nearly a thousand years. Created when Charlemagne was made the first Holy Roman Emperor, the Empire changed dramatically from a single state with a hereditary monarch to a coalition of states with one of the rulers electedContinue reading “April 27th in German History: The Ratification of the Reichsdeputationshauptschluss”