By 1821, the population within the newly founded German Confederation had grown to over 30 million.
When the German Confederation had been founded in 1815, some states had been anxious to prove they had a small population in order to contribute fewer soldiers to the Federal Army.
..Last year, the Nazi guard was jailed for five years for his role in the killings at Auschwitz - more than 70 years after the end of the war.
The sentence was equal to 15 minutes for every kill he oversaw.
On the other hand, when the first custom union between southern states were formed, they wanted to show they had a large population in order to claim a larger share of the custom revenue.
The 48-year-old, who has not been publicly named, hit the barrier - like those created following attacks in Nice and Berlin - in Fürstenhagen, Germany and was flown to a nearby hospital in Göttingen.
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In Habsburg ruled Austria, a population count had been introduced in 1754, but due to resistance by nobility and clerics, no full census was held after 1769.
A century and many political changes later, census resumed in 1869, and were held also in 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, in the same years as the German Empire census.