1951 in Luxembourg
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|Years in Luxembourg:||1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s|
|Years:||1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954|
|Prime Minister||Pierre Dupong|
|President of the Chamber of Deputies||Émile Reuter|
|President of the Council of State||Léon Kauffman|
|Mayor of Luxembourg City||Émile Hamilius|
January – March
- 20 March – The United States is given right to use the land of the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial at Hamm in perpetuity.
- Early February - Luxembourg troops arrive in South Korea as, alongside Belgian units, they form a platoon of Belgian United Nations Command during the Korean War.
April – June
- 18 April – Luxembourg is one of six founder signatories of the Treaty of Paris, which establishes the European Coal and Steel Community.
- 25 April – Prince Jean is appointed to the Council of State, replacing Prince Felix.
- 29 May – Societe Electrique de l'Our is founded.
- 3 June – Elections are held to the Chamber of Deputies in the Centre and Nord constituencies. The Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) gains 4 seats, taking it to nineteen seats, just behind the Christian Social People's Party (CSV).
July – September
- 3 July – After the LSAP's gains in the election on 3 June, the CSV replaces its coalition partner, the Democratic Party, with Victor Bodson as Deputy Prime Minister in the new government.
- 17 August – Prince Sigvard, Duke of Uppland, Carl Johan Bernadotte, and Prince Lennart, Duke of Småland are created Counts Bernadotte af Wisborg.
- 29 August – A law is passed making health insurance mandatory for employees and civil servants.
- September - First contingent of Luxembourg soldiers return from the Korean War.
October – December
- 9–13 October - 6 Luxembourg soldiers fight at the Battle of Haktang-ni during the Korean War.
- 4 November – The Luxembourg national football team beats Finland 3-0: its last international victory for ten years.
- 26 November – Charles Léon Hammes is appointed to the Council of State.
- 24 January – Claude Hemmer, member of the Council of State
- 24 February – Monique Melsen, singer
- 27 April – Paul Dostert, historian
- 27 April – Viviane Reding, politician
- 26 May – Michel, 14th Prince of Ligne
- 3 August – Lucien Weiler, politician
- 20 September – Jhemp Hoscheit, writer
- 30 December – Paul Dahm, composer
- Thewes (2006), p. 131
- "Membres depuis 1857" (in French). Council of State. Retrieved 2009-04-05.
- Thewes (2006), p. 134
- Thewes (2006), p. 138
- Thewes, Guy (2006). Les gouvernements du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg depuis 1848 (PDF) (in French) (2006 ed.). Luxembourg City: Service Information et Presse. ISBN 978-2-87999-156-6. Retrieved 12 December 2009.