High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! François Xavier Brasseur (19 October 1865 4 July 1912) was a Luxembourgian politician and jurist. BRasseur was educated at the Athénée de Luxembourg, graduating in 1884. AFterwards, he studied law, graduating on 17 June 1890, and began practising in 1894. HE worked for his uncle Alexis's steelworks as legal counsel. ON 5 January 1897, Brasseur stood as the liberal candidate against the socialist Michel Welter in partial elections in Esch-sur-Alzette. AFter the Socialist Party was founded in 1902, Brasseur joined them, and stood in the elections of 7 April 1902 in Esch as a 'democratic' candidate, being elected to the Chamber (along with Welter and three other Socialist candidates). BRasseur consistently introduced legislation expanding Esch's prestige in the country, including the creation of a new district tribunal in Esch and the creation of an industrial school in the town; both were defeated.