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Liechtenstein enters two days of national mourning after death of Prince Constantin

The government of Liechtenstein has ordered two days of national mourning after the death of Prince Constantin, 51, on 5th December.

The government decided to have two days of mourning after consultation with the Princely House.

All public buildings will fly Liechtenstein’s national colours and the colours of the Princely House until 8th December. It was requested that private buildings also mourn the Prince.

(C) Peter Kubelka / Liechtenstein Group

Prince Constantin, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Liechtenstein Group AG, died unexpectedly on 5th December.

In a statement, the Liechtenstein Group said: “His death comes as a terrible shock to all those who knew him,
and the Liechtenstein Group is in deep mourning. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his widow Princess Marie von und zu Liechtenstein, and their children Moritz, Georgina, and Benedikt.”

He was the third and youngest son of reigning Prince Hans Adam II and the late Princess Marie. The Prince was married to Princess Marie, with whom he had three children.

Constantin was seventh in the line of succession to the throne of Liechtenstein.

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