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Belgium

  • Alexander Grab
Part of the European History in Perspective book series (EUROHIP)

Abstract

Belgium, also known as the Austrian Netherlands, belonged to the Austrian Empire in the eighteenth century. The Habsburgs received the former Spanish Netherlands in the Treaty of Utrecht (1713) following the War of Spanish Succession. The Austrian Netherlands comprised ten provinces: Brabant, Luxemburg, Limburg, Gelders, Flanders, Hainault, Namur, Malines, Tournai-Tourmaisis, and West Flanders. In their midst was the large Bishopric of Liège, an independent member-state of the Holy Roman Empire.

Keywords

Austrian Emperor Belgian Population Maritime Traffic Provincial Autonomy French Market 
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