• Liechtenstein acquires its present name and becomes an independent principality of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Liechtenstein becomes a member of the German Confederation until 1866.

  • Liechtenstein becomes fully independent.

  • Liechtenstein adopts the Swiss currency, franc. 

  • Liechtenstein joins the United Nations

  • Liechtenstein joins the European Free Trade Association.

  • Liechtenstein is put on the blacklist of nations deemed uncooperative in fighting money laundering.

  • OECD removes Liechtenstein from a blacklist of uncooperative countries, after it became more financially transparent for tax purposes.

  • EU and Liechtenstein sign an agreement to automatically exchange financial information in case of tax disputes. 


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