Lower European Countries (Benelux)

Timeline created by mitchmeharg
In History
  • Period: Jan 1, 1443 to Jan 1, 1555

    Luxembourg under Burgundian rule

  • Period: to

    30 years of war in Luxembourg

  • France annexed part of Luxembourg

    France annexed part of Luxembourg
    (first partition of luxembourg)
  • Period: to

    French rule Luxembourg

  • Treaty of Ryswick

    Treaty of Ryswick
    Luxembourg returned to Spanish rule
  • Belguim came under Austrian rule

    Belguim came under Austrian rule
    Belguim came under Austrian rule
  • Belgium Declaration

    Belgium Declaration
    The Belgium declaration of Independence is created by Henri Van Der Noot and Jan Vonck which freed Belgium From Austrian rule
  • Austria re-gains control of land

    Austria re-gains control of land
    Austria re-gains control of Belgium after Belguim claimed independence in 1787
  • Period: to

    French rule Luxembourg again

  • Austria surrenders to Napoleon

    Austria surrenders to Napoleon
    Austria surrenders to Napoleon and Belgium regains independence from Austria.
  • Kloppelkreig

    Kloppelkreig
    Rising protests against the conscription of Luxembourgers into French army
  • Lower countries united

    Lower countries united
    Congress of Vienna decided that Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg should all be United.
  • Luxembourg ruled by Netherlands

    Luxembourg ruled by Netherlands
    (second partition of Luxembourg)
  • Napoleon dies

    Napoleon dies
    Napoleon, a great leader of Belgium who gave up his throne in 1819, dies
  • Belgium Independence

    Belgium Independence
    Belgium Gains independence from the netherlands
  • Luxembourg independence

    Luxembourg independence
    Independence and Neutrallity of Luxembourg recognized
  • Period: to

    Germans occupy Luxembourg

  • Germany invades

    Germany invades
    Germany invades Belgium during World War 1
  • Liberation WW1

    Liberation WW1
    Allied forces begin liberation of Belgium during World War one.
  • Germany invades Low Countries

    Germany invades Low Countries
    Germany invades Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands during WWII.
  • Luxembourg proclaimed part of the Third Reich

    Luxembourg proclaimed part of the Third Reich
    Conscriptions of Luxembourgers into the German Army begin
  • Low Countries Liberated

    Low Countries Liberated
    The allies liberate Luxembourg, Belgium, & The Netherlands at the end of 1944
  • Battle of the Buldge

    Battle of the Buldge
    Germans re-occupy Belgium and Luxembourg until January 1945 when they were forced out again.
  • Luxembourg joins UN

    Luxembourg joins UN
    Luxembourg becomes a founding member of the United Nations in 1946
  • Luxembourg joins Nato

    Luxembourg joins Nato
    Luxembourg becomes a member of NATO forces
  • Luxembourg joins EEC/EU

    Luxembourg joins EEC/EU
    Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community or European Union in 1957
  • Luxembourg adopts Euro

    Luxembourg adopts Euro
    Luxembourg adopts Euro as its form of currency