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The five worst royal quotes of 2017

Members of the Royal Family take up important positions as they represent their country. Therefore, they are expected to act dignified, diplomatic and are expected to be on their best behaviour at all times. However, not all royals succeed in this task. From time to time some royals speak up unexpectedly. This was no different in 2017. Here are the top five worst royal quotes of 2017. 5. “My…
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Prince Sébastien joins Luxembourg Army

His Royal Highness Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg has joined the Luxembourg Army, the Grand Ducal Court announced on Monday. HRH Prince Sébastian taking his oath. © Cour grand-ducale / Olivier Minaire / Tous droits réservés He took the oath administered by Secretary of State for Defence, Francine Closener with his proud parents, Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and Duchess looking on…
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Public invited to participate in Grand Duke Henri's birthday celebrations

If you have ever wanted to participate in a National Day Parade which coincides with the birthday of a royal, now is your chance! Well, 23 June might be a national holiday and the date the birthday of Grand Duke Henri is celebrated, but no ruler of Luxembourg has their actual birthdate on this day. The city of Luxembourg, according to the Luxemburger Wort, is in need of 300 people to carry torches…
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Who was Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg?

On 5 January 1921, Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d’Aviano, or the then Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, was born in Berg Castle in central Luxembourg to Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg and Prince Félix. He had four younger sisters (Princesses Elisabeth, Marie-Adélaïde, Marie Gabrielle and Alix) and one younger brother (Prince Charles). Of his…
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