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The Grand Duchy of Baden was formed in 1806 as an independent country, when the Elector of Baden took the title of Grand Duke.[1] It joined the German Empire in 1871. As part of Germany it remained a Grand Duchy until 1918, the end of World War I.

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Researchers in Baden will find this a very useful site: also has Baden emigrants at their website for the years 1866-1911

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  1. Article V, Confederation of the Rhine: Act of Confederation of the Rhenish League, done at Paris, July 12th, 1806.


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