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The Battle of Laupen was fought on June 21, 1339 between the Bern and its allies on one side, and Freiburg together with feudal landholders from the County of Burgundy and Habsburg territories on the other. Bern was victorious, consolidating its position in the region. As a consequence of the conflict, the relations of Bern and the Swiss Confederacy tightened, resulting in Bern’s permanent accession in 1353.
Laupen District was one of the 26 administrative districts in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. Its capital was the municipality of Laupen. The district had an area of 88 km² and consisted of 11 municipalities: