2007 in Luxembourg

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2007
in
Luxembourg
Decades:
See also: Other events of 2007
List of years in Luxembourg

Incumbents[edit]

Position Incumbent
Grand Duke Henri
Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker
Deputy Prime Minister Jean Asselborn
President of the Chamber of Deputies Lucien Weiler
President of the Council of State Pierre Mores (until 30 September)
Alain Meyer (from 30 September)
Mayor of Luxembourg City Paul Helminger

Events[edit]

January – March[edit]

  • 1 January – 2007 begins with Luxembourg City holding the position as European Capital of Culture.
  • 1 January – Luxembourg's holding company regulations are terminated, having been found to be incompatible with the European common market. Existing companies will continue to benefit from the advantages of being domiciled in Luxembourg until 31 December 2010.
  • 7 February – At football, Luxembourg defeats The Gambia 2-1: the national team’s first victory since 1995.
  • 12 February – Luxembourg-based oil pipeline manufacturer Tenaris agrees to buy American valve manufacturer Hydril for $2.2bn.
  • 13 February – During a visit to Luxembourg, IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei announces a breakthrough in the six-party talks over de-nuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.
  • 15 February – Luxembourg, RTL Group, and Bertelsmann renew their concessions contract, to expire in 2020. This guarantees the future of RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg, RTL's headquarters in Luxembourg, and RTL's broadcast frequencies.

April – June[edit]

July – September[edit]

October – December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Membres depuis 1857" (in French). Council of State. Retrieved 2009-04-05.