Luxenburg Crisis 1867

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  • Created on: 27-03-14 20:20
  • Napoleon wanted to regain his European leadership following the expansion of Prussia
  • he thought that Luxemburg would be a great opportunity
  • initially, Bismarck supported Napoleon and even went as far as to persuade the King of Netherlands to hand over Luxemburg to Napoleon
  • the king qucikly agreed because he was short on cash
  • but Bismarck soon discovered Prussia had some rights within the state dating back to the 1815

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