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At Baden in Germany, Emperor Napoleon III meets with the leaders of several German states

Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, circa 1850, detail
06/15/1860 to 06/16/1860
Emperor Napoleon III met the Prince Regent of Prussia and the Kings of Bavaria, Hanover, Saxony, along with other German royalty, at a "Congress of Sovereigns" at Baden in southwest Germany.  Requested by the French leader, the meeting was designed to reinforce feelings of goodwill and calm fears in Germany over France's recent actions in Europe, especially the war with Austria the year before.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"The Congress of Sovereigns," New York Times, July 2, 1860, p. 1. 

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