the Vorparlament was those of 31. March up to the 3. April 1848 into the Frankfurt Paulskirche meeting meeting of approx. 500 persons for the preparation of the Frankfurt national assembly under presidency by Carl Joseph Anton Mittermaier.

Their delegates were not selected and did not consist also completely representatively of the German states. Like that were in particular Austrian country with only two delegates strongly underrepresented.

Gustav of Struve and Friedrich Hecker tried to explain the meeting of the Vorparlaments following the French meeting of the general conditions 1789 as permanently meeting parliament. This was clearly rejected however by the moderate liberals forces around Heinrich of Gagern. Instead the Vorparlament used two committees for the preparation of the choice, development of a condition and as partner,


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