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Encyclopedia > Grand Duchy of Frankfurt

The Grand Duchy of Frankfurt was a German state of Napoleonic creation. It came into existence in 1810 through the combination of the former territories of the Archbishops of Mainz along with the city of Frankfurt itself. The former Archchancellor, Karl Theodor von Dalberg, became Grand Duke, although the territory was actually ruled by French commissioners. By the constitution of the Grand Duchy, upon the Archchancellor's death, the Grand Duchy would be inherited by Napoleon's stepson, Eugene de Beauharnais. The Archchancellor abdicated in favour of Eugene on the 26th of October 1813, following Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Leipzig. The Grand Duchy ceased to exist after December 1813, when the city was occupied by allied troops. While Frankfurt itself once again became a free city, most of the territory of the Grand Duchy was ultimately annexed by Bavaria.


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Frankfurt was one of the host cities for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
Frankfurt Airport ranks among the world's top ten airports and serves 304 flight destinations in 110 countries.Depending whether total passengers or flights are used to measure, it ranks as the second or third busiest in Europe alongside London Heathrow Airport and Paris' Charles de Gaulle.
Frankfurt is also known for having one of the largest red light districts in Germany in vicinity of the Hauptbahnhof (main railway station).
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