Timeline of Luxembourg City

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The following is a timeline of the history of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

Prior to 17th century[edit]

Map of Luxembourg, 1581
  • 987 - Church of the Redemption consecrated.
  • 1120 - Church of St. Peter built.[1]
  • 1340
    • New city fortifications constructed.
    • Schobermesse (tent fair) begins.[2]

17th century[edit]

  • 1685 - Lambert Fortress built.

18th century[edit]

  • 1714 - Austrians in power.[3]

19th century[edit]

  • 1821 - Luxemburger Wochenblatt begins publication.[4]
  • 1827 - Journal de la ville de du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg newspaper begins publication.[4]
  • 1850 - Society of the Natural Sciences established.
  • 1855 - Pescatore Institute (charity) founded.[5]
  • 1861 - Viaduct built over Petrusse valley.[6]
  • 1871 - Population: 14,634.[7]
  • 1895 - Ons Hemecht begins publication.[9][10]

20th century[edit]

  • 1905 - Population: 20,984.[2]
  • 1919 - Football Club Amis des Sports Lëtzebuerg-Fëschmaart founded.
  • 1921 - Gaston Diderich becomes mayor.
  • 1945 - January: City besieged by German V-3 cannon.
  • 1979 - Ons Stad begins publication.

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Luxemburg", A Hand-Book for Travellers on the Continent (2nd ed.), London: John Murray, 1838, OCLC 2030550 
  2. ^ a b c d "Luxemburg", The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  3. ^ "Luxembourg", Belgium and Holland, including the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1910, OCLC 397759 
  4. ^ a b "Quotidiens et hebdomadaires" (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  5. ^ a b c d George Renwick (1913), Luxembourg: the Grand Duchy and its People, New York: C. Scribner's Sons, OCLC 5627617 
  6. ^ "Luxembourg", Traveller's Handbook for Belgium and the Ardennes, London: T. Cook & Son, 1921 
  7. ^ W. Pembroke Fetridge (1885), "Luxembourg", Harper's Hand-book for Travellers in Europe and the East, New York: Harper & Brothers 
  8. ^ Auguste Dutreux (1872). "Catalogue des objets d'art composant le Musée J. - P. Pescatore" (in French) (2nd ed.). Europeana. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  9. ^ Pit Peporte et al. (2010), Inventing Luxembourg: representations of the past, space and language from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Leiden: Brill, ISBN 9789004181762, OCLC 467360786, 9004181768, "Ons Hemecht was essentially based in and around Luxembourg City" 
  10. ^ Ons Hemecht: Organ des Vereins Luxemburger Geschichte Litteratur und Kunst. 1907. 
  11. ^ Willard Allen Fletcher (1970). "The German Administration in Luxemburg 1940-1942: Toward a 'De Facto' Annexation". The Historical Journal 13. 
  12. ^ American Battle Monuments Commission (1961), Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Washington, DC, OCLC 616684 

This article incorporates information from the French Wikipedia, German Wikipedia, and Luxembourgish Wikipedia.

External links[edit]

  • "Luxembourg-Ville". Collection de cartes postales (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg. 

Coordinates: 49°36′42″N 6°07′48″E / 49.611667°N 6.13°E / 49.611667; 6.13