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German speaking heads of state meet in Linz

The German-speaking heads of state have held their annual meeting, this time in Linz, Austria. His Excellency Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of The Republic of Austria, was the host.  These heads of state include Belgium’s King Philippe, Liechtenstein’s Hereditary Prince Alois, and Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Henri. The royals met with the presidents of Austria…
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Princess Tessy receives honorary doctorate from Paris College of Art

Princess Tessy of Luxembourg has received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Paris College of Art in recognition of her hard work in the charitable sector and promotion of education worldwide. She received the honour on Thursday, 16 May in Paris and shared her speech and images from the event exclusively with Royal Central. The full video can be seen in this article. She began by…
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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…
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Special tribute to Grand Duke Jean from Luxembourg's postal service

Luxembourg’s postal service will make its own tribute to Grand Duke Jean on the day of his funeral. On May 4th 2019 it will use a special stamp for letters passing through its office in central Luxembourg city. They will bear the image of Jean who died last month at the age of 98. The stamp bears a drawing of Grand Duke Jean as well as his name and the dates of his birth, death and funeral.
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More details released for Grand Duke Jean's funeral, Grand Ducal Court in mourning for six weeks

More details have been released for the state funeral for Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg by the Grand Ducal Court, which will take place on 4 May. The Marshal of the Court announced yesterday that the Grand Ducal Court would be in mourning for six weeks. © Grand-Ducal Court / Vic Fischbach It was also revealed that the Grand Duke’s body would be transported from Luxembourg’s Berg…
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