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Prince Paul-Louis of Nassau sworn in as member of Luxembourg Army


© Grand Ducal Court / Sophie Margue

Luxembourg’s Prince Paul-Louis of Nassau has been sworn in as a member of the Luxembourg Army in the presence of his father, Prince Guillaume; his cousin, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume; and his brother, Prince Léopold.

The Prince was sworn in on Tuesday, 25 August after successfully completing his training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He was sworn in by Minister of Defence, François Bausch. Colonel Yvon Kries attended on behalf of the Army Staff, and Adjutant-Major Paul Reiser, Army Warrant Officer, was also present.

The Grand Ducal Court announced the Prince’s admission into the Luxembourg Army and shared images from his swearing in ceremony on Twitter and Instagram.

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En présence de LL.AA.RR. le Grand-Duc héritier, le Prince Guillaume de Luxembourg et le Prince Léopold de Nassau, S.A.R. le Prince Paul-Louis de Nassau a été assermenté par Monsieur François Bausch, ministre de la Défense, comme officier de l’armée luxembourgeoise après avoir réussi sa formation à l’Académie royale militaire de Sandhurst. Longue tradition de la Famille grand-ducale, le Prince Paul-Louis rejoint notamment le Grand-Duc Jean, le Grand-Duc souverain, le Grand-Duc héritier, ou plus récemment le Prince Sébastien comme élève de la prestigieuse Académie anglaise. S.A.R. le Prince Paul-Louis de Nassau est le fils aîné de LL.AA.RR. le Prince Guillaume et la Princesse Sibilla de Luxembourg, et le neveu de S.A.R. le Grand-Duc Henri. © EMA / Cour grand-ducale / C.Olinger, L.Velasco #MonarchieLU

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Paul-Louis, 22, is the eldest child of Prince Guillaume and Princess Sibilla. He is the nephew of Grand Duke Henri and is ninth in line to the Grand Ducal Throne.

Paul-Louis’s graduation from Sandhurst was the continuation of a family tradition as he followed in the footsteps of his late grandfather, (Grand Duke Jean) two uncles (Grand Duke Henri and Prince Jean) and cousins, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Prince Sébastien.

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