Luxembourg

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg rejects abdication rumours as he marks 20th anniversary of his reign

The Grand Duke of Luxembourg has said he has no intention of standing aside in favour of his heir. Grand Duke Henri’s comments came in an interview marking the twentieth anniversary of his accession. Speaking to the newspaper Luxemburger Wort, the Grand Duke was asked about persistent rumours that he is on the point of abdicating in favour of his eldest son, Hereditary Grand Duke…
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Tessy Antony de Nassau launches fashion brand

Tessy Antony de Nassau has launched her sustainable fashion brand, Human Highness. The brand was designed with Milli Maier Veske and has been in development for over a year. Tessy has called the brand “a dream come true.” Its official and exclusive launch…
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Twenty Years of Rule: Grand Duke Henri's family

As Grand Duke Henri is set to celebrate 20 years on the Grand Ducal Throne this month, we are taking a look at his immediate family. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa Grand Duke Henri’s wife was born in Cuba in 1956. Her family left Cuba after Fidel Castro took control and headed to New York. She met Grand Duke Henri during university in Switzerland. They married on 14 February 1981 in a…
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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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