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When was the German Constitution written?

Last Updated: 12th January, 2020

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The Council passed a draft in Bonn on May 8, 1949, which was approved by the occupiers on May 12. All the Landers, with the exception of Bavaria, also approved, and the Constitution became law on May 24, 1949, creating the Federal Republic of Germany.

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In this regard, does Germany have a written constitution?

The Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany is the name of Germany's constitution. It was written in 1949 when Germany was split into the countries of East Germany and West Germany. Many parts of the constitution are very different from the constitution of the Weimar Republic.

Also, who wrote Constitution of Germany? The Republic's first President, Friedrich Ebert, signed the new German constitution into law on 11 August 1919. The constitution is named after Weimar although it was signed into law by Friedrich Ebert in Schwarzburg.

Similarly one may ask, when was the Weimar Constitution written?

August 11, 1919

What is the German Constitution called?

The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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