Luxembourg

Luxembourg's Prince Charles honoured with tree-planting ceremony

Luxembourg’s new heir, Prince Charles, was honoured with a tree planting on Monday afternoon by the Luxembourg government. The Hereditary Grand Duke and Hereditary Grand Duchess took their four-month-old son to Pescatore Park for the ceremony. They were joined by Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Kersch, Luxembourg City Mayor Lydie Polfer and…
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The links between Europe's newest royal and the town chosen for his christening

Prince Charles of Luxembourg will one day rule one of the wealthiest countries in Europe and the place chosen for his baptism, on September 19th 2020, has some intriguing links to his royal history and family tree. For Clervaux, in northern Luxembourg, where Charles’ first big, public milestone took place, has strong ties with the Lannoy family which his mother, Hereditary Grand Duchess…
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The godparents of Europe's heirs

As Prince Charles of Luxembourg is christened today, we’re looking at the godparents of Europe’s heirs. The Prince of Wales Embed from Getty Images Prince Charles was born on 14 November 1948 and christened on 15 December of that year. His godparents…
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Luxembourg's Royal Christenings through the years

Prince Charles, future Grand Duke of Luxembourg, is being christened on September 19th with his closest family around him. The little royal, who was born on May 10th 2020, is being baptised at the Abbey of St. Maurice in Clervaux. The first child of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie celebrates this special moment at a time of ongoing coronavirus restrictions.
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Felix and Princess Claire

Seven years ago, on 17 September, Prince Felix of Luxembourg, (then 29), the third son of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, married Claire Lademacher, (then 28), in the bride’s hometown of Frankfurt, Germany. Embed from Getty Images Several days later, on 21 September, the two had their religious wedding in the Provençal town of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume in the…
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