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: I read in Wikipedia that there was a
: national referendum in Luxembourg on 28
: 1919 concerning the country's constitutional
: status. Does anyone know what exactly the
: referendum was about?
: There were two referendum questions on 28
: September 1919:
: 1. On the form of government.
: There were four options: retain Grand
: Duchess Charlotte, change to a republic,
: replace Grand Duchess Charlotte with another
: member of the family, retain a monarchical
: form of government but with a different
: The result was 77% in favour of retaining
: Grand Duchess Charlotte.
: 2. On economic union.
: There were two options: with France, or with
: The result was 73% in favour of with France.
Thank you for this information. Very interesting! Quite an achievement to get 77 percent of the votes with four options in the referendum. The fourth option would really have complicated things...