1956 in Luxembourg
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|Years in Luxembourg:||1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s|
|Years:||1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959|
|Prime Minister||Joseph Bech|
|President of the Chamber of Deputies||Émile Reuter|
|President of the Council of State||Félix Welter|
|Mayor of Luxembourg City||Émile Hamilius|
January – March
April – June
- 9 May – Princess Elisabeth marries Franz, Duke of Hohenberg.
- 24 May – Representing Luxembourg, Michèle Arnaud appears in the Eurovision Song Contest 1958 with the song Ne crois pas. No rankings are stated except the winner: Lys Assia of Switzerland.
- 10 June – Charly Gaul wins the 1956 Giro d'Italia.
July – September
- 27 July - The Constitution of Luxembourg is amended to make the terms of all members of the Chamber of Deputies expire on the first Sunday of June 1959. As a result, all members would be elected at the same time, rather than in partial elections.
October – December
- 29 September - Entry into service of the electrified railway lines between Luxembourg City and Thionville, and Luxembourg City and Arlon.
- 25 October - The Constitution of Luxembourg is amended in two places to allow for the delegation of constitutional powers to international organisations, in preparation for the creation of the European Economic Community.
- 27 October - The Saar Treaty is signed in Luxembourg, allowing for the transfer of the Saarland to West Germany.
- 15 March – Marco Serafini, television director
- 22 March – Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
- 11 May - Claude Lenners, composer
- 13 August – Gast Waltzing, musician
- 30 August – Martine Mergen, politician
- 5 September – Marianne Majerus, photographer
- 13 September – Lucien Lux, politician
- 16 October – François Bausch, politician
- 17 November – Gaston Reinig, soldier and Chief of Defence
- 13 March – Albert Simon, illustrator
- 16 March – Pierre Braun, jurist and politician
- 23 March – Adolf Berens, writer
- 21 October – Joseph Laurent Philippe, bishop
- 11 December – Nicolas Braunshausen, politician
- Thewes (2006), p. 147
- (French) Thewes, Guy (2006). Les gouvernements du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg depuis 1848 (PDF) (2006 ed.). Luxembourg City: Service Information et Presse. ISBN 978-2-87999-156-6. Retrieved 12 December 2009.