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Category:History of Luxembourg - Wikimedia Commons __ Index of articles related to Luxembourg's history. - From wikimedia.org - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:History_of_Luxembourg

Chronology of Luxembourg __ Annotated timeline for Luxembourg history. - From rootsweb.com - http://www.rootsweb.com/~luxwgw/luxchron.htm

Grand Dukes and Duchesses of Luxembourg __ Information, historic and current, about the ruling families of Luxembourg. - illustrated - From royalty.nu - http://www.royalty.nu/Europe/Luxembourg.html

History of Luxembourg __ "The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. Over time, the territory of Luxembourg has been eroded, whilst its ownership has changed repeatedly, ..."  You will find an ancyclopedic article along with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg

History of Luxembourg __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Luxembourg." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxluxembourg.htm

History of Luxembourg __ A very brief overview. - From howstuffworks.com - http://history.howstuffworks.com/european-history/history-of-luxembourg.htm

History of Luxembourg: Primary Documents - EuroDocs __ You will find click-to-read articles and other resources about Luxembourg history. - From byu.edu - http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/History_of_Luxembourg:_Primary_Documents

Luxembourg - History __ "The land now known as Luxembourg fell under the successive domination of the Celts, the Romans, and the Riparian Franks before its founding as the County of Luxembourg in 963 by Sigefroid, count of the Ardennes, who reconstructed a small ruined fortress called Lucilinburhuc (Little Burg) on the site of the present capital."  A good overview covering the main points of history. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Europe/Luxembourg-HISTORY.html

 

Luxembourg History __ "Luxembourg has historically experienced commercial prosperity as well as regular military incursions and occupations. Having survived the jurisdiction of the old Holy Roman Empire – three rulers of which, in the 14th and 15th centuries, were from the House of Luxembourg..."  A general look at history along with access to additional information about Luxembourg. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Luxembourg/History

Luxembourg History __ "Luxembourg's history reads a bit like the storybook background its landscape suggests. Though the area's occupation actually extends back further than the Roman era, present-day Luxembourg stems from the loins of Count Sigefroid of Ardennes, who raised a castle here in 963 AD and sowed the seeds of a dynasty that's spawned rulers throughout Europe."  A colorful look at Luxembourg history. - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/luxembourg/history

Luxembourg - History & Background __ General look at Luxembourg's history. - From Net Industries - http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/881/Luxembourg-HISTORY-BACKGROUND.html 

Luxembourg : In Depth : History __ Concise, one page look at Luxembourg history. - From frommers.com - http://www.frommers.com/destinations/luxembourg/0107020044.html

Military History of Luxembourg __ "Obstensively neutral, the small grand duchy of Luxembourg was actually drawn into the Great War due to location."  An overview of military history.  You will find Luxembourg's involvement World War II and the Cold War as separate chapters. - From suite101.com - http://ww1history.suite101.com/article.cfm/military_history_of_luxembourg

Timeline: Luxembourg __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1061873.stm

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Luxembourg __ "Luxembourg was founded in 963 CE by Count Siegfried, and the first record of Jews living in the city of Luxembourg, the capital of the country, was in 1276. In the early 14th century, small numbers of Jewish immigrants from the adjacent area of Trier, founded settlements in Luxembourg."  A look at the Jewish history of Luxembourg. - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Luxembourg.html   

 

 

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