Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

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Grand Duke Jean 29.09.2006.jpg
Jean at the wedding of his grandson Prince Louis of Luxembourg in 2006
Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Reign 12 November 1964 – 7 October 2000
Predecessor Charlotte
Successor Henri
Born (1921-01-05) 5 January 1921 (age 97)
Berg Castle, Luxembourg
Spouse Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium
Issue Marie Astrid, Archduchess of Austria
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Prince Jean
Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein
Prince Guillaume
Full name
Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano
House Bourbons of Parma
Father Prince Felix of Parma
Mother Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
Signature Jean's signature

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (born 5 January 1921) ruled Luxembourg from 1964 to 2000. He is the father of the current ruler, Grand Duke Henri. He is the son of Grand Duchess Charlotte and Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma.

Jean was born at Berg Castle, in central Luxembourg. His name at birth was Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano.

He became Grand Duke when his mother, the Grand Duchess Charlotte, abdicated on 12 November 1964.[1]

Grand Duke Jean abdicated on 7 October 2000. He was succeeded on the throne by his son Henri. Grand Duke Jean now lives at Fischbach Castle.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "HRH Grand Duke Jean". Service information et presse du gouvernement luxembourgeois. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  2. "The Grand Duke Jean". Luxarazzi blog. 

Titles and styles[change | change source]

  • 5 January 1921 – 12 November 1964: His Royal Highness The Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Hereditary Prince of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon-Parma
  • 12 November 1964 – 7 October 2000: His Royal Highness The Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau
  • 7 October 2000 – present: His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau

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