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Bundesversammlung 2022

Today, the Federal Assembly (Bundesversammlung) convenes. But the result is already clear. Frank Walter Steinmeier will be re-elected Federal President with the support of almost all parties represented in the Bundestag. But why do we elect our head of state in...

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On This day in history: civil marriage

On this day 147 years ago, the "Reichsgesetz über die Beurkundung des Personenstands und die Eheschließung" (Imperial Law on the Registration of Personal Status and Marriage) was enacted. The law, which came into force on January 1, 1876, made it compulsory for the...

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On This day in history: Radikalenerlass

Until the abolition of the regular inquiry, a total of 1.4 million people were examined by the Office for the Protection of the Constitution, 1,100 applicants were not hired, and more than 11,000 disciplinary investigations were initiated against public service employees.

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