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Prince Félix and Princess Claire have named their son

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Félix and Princess Claire have named their son Liam Henri Hartmut. He will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Liam Henri Hartmut of Nassau.

His middle names honour his grandfathers. Henri honours his paternal grandfather, Grand Duke Henri, and Hartmut honours his maternal grandfather, Hartmut Lademacher.

Six new photographs, taken by Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, were released by the Grand Ducal Court this morning with the announcement of the name. Prince Liam is fast asleep in all of the images.

Three of the photos feature the new family of four, while the other three are of Prince Liam being held by his sister, Amalia. In one adorable picture, Amalia is seen gently hugging her eight-day-old little brother.

Prince Liam was born on 28 November at 3:59 am at the Beaulieu clinic in Geneva. He is fourth in the line of succession to the throne behind his uncle, father, and older sister due to the introduction of absolute primogeniture in 2011, by decree of Grand Duke Henri. Prince Liam is the third grandson of The Grand Duke and Duchess.

He is the second child for Prince Félix and Princess Claire. They have a two-year-old daughter, Princess Amalia, who was born on 15 June 2014 at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg.

Prince Félix of Luxembourg is the second son of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. He met his future wife, German-born Claire Lademacher, while studying at Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil.

Their engagement was announced on 13 December 2012, and they married in September 2013 in civil and religious ceremonies on the 17th and 21st, respectively. The family currently lives in France.

Prince Félix is currently second in the line of succession, behind his elder brother Guillaume, the Hereditary Grand Duke. Guillaume married Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy in 2012, but they are as of yet, childless.

Additional reporting by Moniek

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