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1905 Liege Exhibition

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Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Liège was a world's fair held in Liège in 1905 from April 27 to November 6. Intended to show Liege's industrial importance it also marked 75 years of Belgian independence and 40 years of Leopold II's reign.

29 countries were official participants, from Europe: Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, Roumania, Russia, Serbia, Sweden and Switzerland; from Africa: Egypt and Congo Free State; from America: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Cuba and United States; and from Asia China, Japan, Persia and Turkey with Germany and Spain being unofficial participants

The exposition received 7 million visitors, covered 52 acres and made 75,117 Belgian Francs

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