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Grand Duke Henri releases statement regarding allegations circulating about his wife, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg has released a statement after allegations against his wife, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa have circulated in the Luxembourgish and European press. The statement, written at the hospital bedside of his brother-in-law in ICU in Geneva, was released by the Grand Ducal Court in Luxembourgish, French, English and Spanish. He called the accusations against Maria…
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Luxembourg royals host New Year reception

On Thursday, Grand Duke Henri, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie, and Princess Alexandra hosted a New Year reception at the Grand Ducal Palace. Invited were members of the government (including Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier…
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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa cancels official events for the coming week

The Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg has announced in a press release that Maria Teresa, the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, has been forced to cancel all official events after her younger brother Luis Mestre was admitted to the intensive care. The press release does not state the reason for his admittance to the intensive care unit. Maria Teresa will take the week off to be with her family. The…
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Video: Grand Duke Henri talks of grief, change, commemorations and joy in Christmas Eve address

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg was the second monarch to give a Christmas address today. He touched on the grief Luxembourg suffered due to the death of his beloved father, the late Grand Duke Jean as well as the loss of two soldiers who died at an ammunition depot in Waldhof from the explosion of a World War Two bomb. On the loss of his father, the Grand Duke said, “Grief is also an…
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How the Luxembourg royals celebrate Christmas

The Luxembourgish royals are more private about how they celebrate the Christmas holidays. With a new heir to the throne due to be born in May 2020, the family is sure to have lots to celebrate this holiday season. On Christmas Eve each year, Grand Duke Henri’s…
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Grand Duke Henri welcomes Nancy Pelosi to Luxembourg

On Sunday, His Royal Highness Henri, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg welcomed the American Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D California) to Luxembourg. The US Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, met the monarch at the Grand Ducal Palace to commemorate the Battle of the Bulge. Speaker Pelosi led a joint Democrat and Republican congressional delegation that took part in the…
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