Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium

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Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium
Joséphine Charlotte in 1976
Grand Duchess consort of Luxembourg
Tenure 12 November 1964 – 7 October 2000
Born (1927-10-11)11 October 1927
Royal Palace, Brussels, Belgium
Died 10 January 2005(2005-01-10) (aged 77)
Fischbach Castle, Fischbach, Luxembourg
Spouse Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (m 9 April 1953)
Issue Archduchess Marie-Astrid of Austria
Grand Duke Henri
Prince Jean
Princess Margaretha
Prince Guillaume
Full name
Joséphine Charlotte Stéphanie Ingeborg Elisabeth Marie José Marguerite Astrid
House Belgium
Father King Leopold III of Belgium
Mother Astrid of Sweden
Burial 15 January 2005
Notre-Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (11 October 1927 – 10 January 2005), was the Grand Duchess consort of Luxembourg as the wife of Grand Duke Jean. She was the first child of King Leopold III of Belgium, and sister of the late King Baudouin and former King Albert II and aunt of King Philippe. She was also the first cousin of King Harald V of Norway.



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]

  • 11 October 1927 – 9 April 1953 Her Royal Highness Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium.
  • 9 April 1953 - 12 November 1964 Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
  • 12 November 1964 - 7 October 2000 Her Royal Highness The Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
  • 7 October 2000 - 10 January 2005 Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte.



Honours[edit]

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Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium
Cadet branch of the House of Wettin
Born: 11 October 1927 Died: 10 January 2005
Luxembourgish royalty
Preceded byas prince consort Grand Duchess consort of Luxembourg
Duchess consort of Nassau

1964–2000
Succeeded by

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