1969 in Luxembourg
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|Years in Luxembourg:||1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s|
|Years:||1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972|
|Prime Minister||Pierre Werner|
|Deputy Prime Minister
||Henry Cravatte (until 6 February)
Eugène Schaus (from 6 February)
|President of the Chamber of Deputies
|President of the Council of State
||Félix Welter (until 30 June)
Maurice Sevenig (from 1 July)
|Mayor of Luxembourg City||Paul Wilwertz|
January – March
- 6 February – Pierre Werner forms a new government, with Eugène Schaus of the Democratic Party replacing the LSAP's Henry Cravatte as Werner's deputy.
- 24 March - Prince Félix resigns from the Council of State.
- 29 March – Representing Luxembourg, Romuald Figuier finishes eleventh in the Eurovision Song Contest 1969 with the song Catherine (song).
April – June
- 10 April – At football, Luxembourg beats Mexico 2-1, recording Luxembourg's first victory in international football since 1963.
July – September
- 1 July - Maurice Sevenig is appointed President of the Council of State, replacing Félix Welter, who resigned the position the previous day.
- 8 July – A law introducing value added tax is passed.
October – December
- 22 November – A Luxair flight from Frankfurt hits a snowback upon touchdown at Luxembourg-Findel. No-one is killed, but the plane is written off.
- December – Prime Minister Pierre Werner presents the Werner Plan on economic and monetary union in the European Union.
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- "Membres depuis 1857" (in French). Council of State. Retrieved 2009-04-05.
- Thewes (2006), p. 172
- Thewes (2006), p. 181
- Thewes (2006), p. 176
- 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.