Luxembourgian People of World War I: Fran ois Faber, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, Marie-Ad la de, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Paul Eyschen

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: François Faber, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Paul Eyschen, François Altwies, Victor Thorn, Alphonse Munchen, Émile Reuter, Michel Welter, Léon Kauffman, Mathias Mongenast, Léandre Lacroix, Hubert Loutsch, Ernest Leclère, Antoine Lefort, Luc Housse, Léon Moutrier. Excerpt: ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: François Faber, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Paul Eyschen, François Altwies, Victor Thorn, Alphonse Munchen, Émile Reuter, Michel Welter, Léon Kauffman, Mathias Mongenast, Léandre Lacroix, Hubert Loutsch, Ernest Leclère, Antoine Lefort, Luc Housse, Léon Moutrier. Excerpt: Jean-Pierre Alphonse Munchen (3 September 1850 25 January 1917) was a Luxembourgian engineer and politician. He served as the Mayor of Luxembourg City between 24 July 1904 and 14 February 1915. Munchen was born into one of Luxembourg's best-established families in Diekirch on 3 September 1850. He studied at University of Liège , after which he became an industrial engineer , working in both Belgium and Luxembourg in the burgeoning local steel industry. Munchen was involved in the foundation of the steel mill at Rodange , and in the development of the Prince Henri Railway. After this, he spent many years working in the Russian Empire , particularly the Urals and Siberia , where he helped to develop the areas' first steel infrastructure. In 1892, he entered Luxembourg City 's communal council, in which he served until 1904, when he became the city's mayor. He also represented the city in the national legislature, the Chamber of Deputies . There is a street in Merl , Luxembourg City , named after Munchen ( Rue Alphonse Munchen ). Footnotes (URLs online) References (URLs online) Political offices A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Antoine Lefort-Mousel (1879 1928) was a Luxembourgian politician and diplomat . A member of Luxembourg's Chamber of Deputies for the Party of the Right , he served as the Director-General for Public Works from 24 February 1916 until 28 September 1918. Later, he served as a diplomat, including as chargé d'affaires in Switzerland . F...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155634470
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/5/2010
  • Pages: 58
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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