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Luxembourg

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The country formed part of the Holy Roman Empire until it was conquered by the French in 1795. In 1815 the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was formed under the house of Orange-Nassau, also sovereigns of the Netherlands. In 1839 the Walloon-speaking area was joined to Belgium. In 1890 the personal union with the Netherlands ended with the accession of a member of another branch of the house of Nassau, Grand Duke Adolphe of Nassau-Weilburg.

Grand-Duché de Luxembourg

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1986

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  • John Paxton

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