Luxembourg

Grand Duke Jean's funeral - in photos

Today, we are taking a look at beloved Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg’s funeral, which took place yesterday, in photos. He died on 23 April and was laid to rest in the Grand Ducal Family’s crypt yesterday after his Funeral Mass. Take a look at his funeral, in photos released by the Grand Ducal Court: Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg 1921 – 2019 © Grand-Ducale Court/Claude…
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A royal family's farewell: poignant memories of Grand Duke Jean

Luxembourg is preparing to say a final farewell to Grand Duke Jean. His funeral takes place on May 4th with thousands of his fellow citizens expected to line the streets around the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Luxembourg City to show their respects. National mourning continues for the man who ruled the European nation for 36 years and who is held in much affection by many. Since Jean’s death…
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Grand Duke Jean’s body arrives at Grand Ducal Palace to lie in state

The body of Grand Duke Jean has arrived at the Grand Ducal Palace to lie in state. His remains were transferred from Château de Berg, and the Grand Ducal Family followed behind the hearse during the journey which saw many Luxembourgers line the streets to bid a final farewell to their beloved former ruler. Upon the arrival at the Grand Ducal Palace, the family was first to view Grand Duke…
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Queen Elizabeth II sends a heartfelt message to Luxembourg's royals following the death of Grand Duke Jean

Queen Elizabeth II has sent a heartfelt message of condolence to the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg following the death of the country’s former monarch, Grand Duke Jean. Her Majesty’s message was addressed to Grand Duke Henri and spoke of the fond memories she has of Jean who died earlier this week at the age of 98. The Queen said in full: “I was tremendously saddened to learn…
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