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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa talks about women rights to French entrepreneurs

On 29 August, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was in France to take part in the MEDEF Summer University, named “La Rencontre des Entrepreneurs Français” (Meeting of French Entrepreneurs). MEDEF is the largest employer federation in France. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Our future, climate, inequalities, conflicts … What capitalism tomorrow?”. 7000 entrepreneurs…
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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa talks about the Stand Speak Rise Up! Forum to Point de Vue Magazine

During the Stand Speak Rise Up! International Forum, she organised on 26 and 27 March, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa gave an interview to French magazine Point de Vue to talk about her fight against the use of sexual violence in fragile environments. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa revealed that she had the idea of such a forum when she met Dr Denis Mukwege at a conference in 2017: “I was so upset…
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Royal Wedding Dresses: Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg

On 14 February 1981, the religious wedding ceremony for then Henri, the Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg to Cuban-born María Teresa Mestre y Batista in Notre Dame Cathedral took place. The pair, who had married in a civilceremony earlier in the day in the Grand Ducal Palace, did not know they had chosen to marry on Valentine’s Day, as, at the time, it was not a holiday widely…
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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa criticised for missing Count de Lannoy's funeral

After missing the funeral of Count Philippe de Lannoy, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa released a statement saying that nothing was amiss in her relationship with her daughter-in-law Princess Stéphanie. According to a statement released by the Grand Ducal Court, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa missed the funeral because she had been “long engaged in an official event at the Institut de France” and was…
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