Luxembourg

Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa begin State Visit to Portugal

Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg have begun a two-day state visit to Portugal.  In the morning of Thursday, 11 May, they landed at Humberto Delgado International Airport, near Lisbon, before they were escorted to Praça do Imperio (Imperium Square), where the Grand Ducal Couple and the Luxembourgish delegation received their official welcome from the Portuguese…
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Luxembourg

The consorts of 1952: Prince Felix of Luxembourg

When Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne, she had the support of the man she called her “strength and stay” in Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. In this series, Royal Central takes a look at the other consorts of Europe in 1952. Prince Felix of Luxembourg One of only two male consorts at the time of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession, Prince Félix would turn out to be, like the Duke…
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Luxembourg

Father-son duo mark special birthday

Grand Duke Henri and his son, Prince Sébastien, are both celebrating their birthdays today. For the monarch, he is turning 67, but his son is marking a milestone as he leaves his twenties behind. Prince Sébastien, the youngest of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess…
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The royals who share birthdays with their parents

Sharing a birthday with a loved one is always special, and for royals, it is no different. Both the Jordanian Royal Family and Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg have father/son duos who share their special day. King Abdullah of Jordan was born on 30 January 1962 to King Hussein and Princess Muna. Forty-three years later, his youngest child, Prince Hashem, was born. Hashem was born on 30 January…
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Luxembourg's Grand Duke Henri moved by refugees' stories at welcoming centre

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg visited a welcome centre for Ukrainian refugees, where he spoke with personnel, volunteers and people fleeing the war. On Thursday, 17 March, the Grand Duke, accompanied by the Minister of Immigration and Asylum Jean Asselborn and the Mayor of Luxembourg City Lydie Polfer, visited SHUK.  The acronym stands for Structure d’Hebergement d’Urgence au…
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