Luxembourg

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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Tessy of Luxembourg loses title

The question of whether or not Princess Tessy of Luxembourg would lose her title upon her divorce from His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Luxembourg, the third child of the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, has been a topic of discussion since the announcement of…
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Who is Princess Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg?

Marie-Astrid Liliane Charlotte Léopoldine Wilhelmine Ingeborg Antoinette Élisabeth Anne Alberte was born on 17 February 1954, the eldest daughter of the (then) Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prince Jean and his wife Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium. The Princess was born at Betzdorf Castle in Luxembourg, as were all of her siblings: Prince Henri, the current Grand Duke of…
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