Luxembourg

Grand Ducal Family attends Mass to commemorate Grand Duke Jean six weeks after his death

On Saturday, members of the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg attended a special Mass to commemorate the late Grand Duke Jean who died on 23 April. The traditional Roman Catholic Mass took place at Notre-Dame Cathedral of Luxembourg – six weeks after his passing. This marked the end of the official mourning period for the Grand Ducal Family. © Grand Ducal Court / Sophie Margue In attendance…
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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…
Luxembourg

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg's funeral takes place

It was a sad time for Luxembourg as the state funeral for Grand Duke Jean was held this morning at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Luxembourg City. Many Luxembourgers braved the cold, wet day to bid a final farewell to their beloved statesman who died on 23 April. RTL Today screen grab, fair use The Princess Royal arrives at the funeral. RTL Today screen grab, fair use Queen Mathilde, King Philippe and…
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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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