Mauden is a municipality in the district of Old Churches ( Westerwald) in Rhineland- Palatinate. It belongs to the municipality Daaden.
Mauden was first documented in 1261.
The village belonged until 1806 to the County of Sayn- old churches and parish Daaden. The county of Sayn- old churches came in 1791 on the Erbweg to Prussia and was awarded 1803 Reichsdeputationshauptschluss the Principality of Nassau- Usingen. 1806 came the two princes of Nassau in the Napoleonic Confederation of the Rhine, so that the region of 1806 belonged to the Duchy of Nassau. Because of the Congress of Vienna (1815 ) agreements the territory of the former saynischen counties of the Kingdom of Prussia was ceded.
Under the Prussian administration Mauden the mayoralty Daaden was assigned to the newly built district of Old churches that belonged from 1822 to the Rhine province.
The development of the population of Mauden, the values from 1871 to 1987 based on population censuses:
The local council in Mauden consists of six council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009 by majority vote, and the honorary mayor as chairman.
- Friedrich Fries (1856-1926), evangelist and publisher, was born in Mauden.