Liechtenstein Homeland Service

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Liechtenstein Homeland Service

Liechtensteiner Heimatdienst
AbbreviationLHD
Founded1933 (1933)
Dissolved1936 (1936)
Merged intoPatriotic Union
NewspaperStimme für heimische Wirtschaft, Kultur und Volkstum
(Voice for local business, culture and folklore)
IdeologyCorporate statism

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Liechtenstein Homeland Service (German: Liechtensteiner Heimatdienst, LHD) was a political party in Liechtenstein that advocated corporate statism and the abolition of party politics.[1]

Established in the autumn of 1933, the party's positions began to radicalize and move toward National Socialist ideas within a few months of existence.[1] By December 1933, this radicalization caused some members (such as co-founder Eugen Schafhauser) to abandon the party.[2]

LHD merged with the Christian-Social People's Party (VP) in 1936 to form the Patriotic Union (VU).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Liechtensteiner Heimatdienst". e-archiv.li (in German). Liechtenstein National Archives. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Schafhauser, Eugen". e-archiv.li (in German). Liechtenstein National Archives. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Parties in Liechtenstein 1921-1943". Prince and People: Liechtenstein Civics (in German). School Office of the Principality of Liechtenstein. 2007. Retrieved 13 February 2014.