The Treaty of Frankfurt was signed May 10, 1871, at theend of the Franco-Prussian War. â¶ (helpÂ· info) is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Franco-Prussian War (July 19, 1870 â May 10, 1871) was fought between France and Prussia (backed by the North German Confederation) allied with the south German states of Baden, Bavaria and WÃ¼rttemberg. ...
Terms imposed by the Treaty included Germany losing a certain amount of its territory to a number of surrounding countries, being stripped of its overseas and African colonies, and its ability to make war again was limited by restrictions on the size of its military.
The treaty was ratified by the League of Nations on January 10, 1920.
Alsace-Lorraine The territories (with a majority German population) which were ceded to Germany in accordance with the Preliminaries of Peace signed at Versailles on February 26, 1871, and the Treaty of Frankfurt of May 10, 1871, were restored to French sovereignty as from the date of the Armistice of November 11, 1918.
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