Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

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Jean
Jean during a September 1967 state visit to the Netherlands
Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Reign 12 November 1964 –
7 October 2000
Predecessor Charlotte
Successor Henri
Prime Ministers Pierre Werner
Gaston Thorn
Jacques Santer
Jean-Claude Juncker
Born (1921-01-05)5 January 1921
Berg Castle, Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg
Died 23 April 2019(2019-04-23) (aged 98)
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Spouse Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (m 9 April 1953)
Issue Archduchess Marie Astrid of Austria
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Prince Jean
Princess Margaretha
Prince Guillaume
Full name
Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano
Father Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma
Mother Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
Burial 4 May 2019
Notre-Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Signature
Religion Catholicism

Jean (Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano; 5 January 1921 – 23 April 2019) was the Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 1964 until his abdication in 2000. He was the first Grand Duke of Luxembourg of French agnatic descent.


Issue[edit]

  1. Princess Marie Astrid of Luxembourg (born 17 February 1954)
  2. Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (born 16 April 1955)
  3. Prince Jean of Luxembourg (born 15 May 1957)
  4. Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg (born 15 May 1957)
  5. Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg (born 1 May 1963)


Titles and styles[edit]

  • 5 January 1921 – 12 November 1964 His Royal Highness The Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Hereditary Prince of Nassau, Prince of Parma.
  • 12 November 1964 – 28 July 1987 His Royal Highness The Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau, Prince of Parma.
  • 28 July 1987 – 7 October 2000 His Royal Highness The Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau.
  • 7 October 2000 – 23 April 2019 His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau.


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Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Cadet branch of the House of Nassau
Born: 5 January 1921 Died: 23 April 2019
Regnal titles
Preceded by Grand Duke of Luxembourg
1964–2000
Succeeded by
Preceded by Colonel of the Irish Guards
1984–2000
Succeeded by

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