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Old 04-23-2019, 12:43 AM
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Death and Funeral of Grand Duke Jean: April 23 & May 4, 2019

My sympathies to the royal family and the people of Luxembourg....

Official announcement:

Message de Son Altesse Royale le Grand-Duc - Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg - Avril 2019

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"It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my beloved father, His Royal Highness Grand Duke John, who has left us in peace, surrounded by the affection of his family."

Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
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Old 04-23-2019, 12:58 AM
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Very sad and devastating news even though as expected. I have been keeping logged in the Forums every hour since the news of his deteriorating condition in hope for a miracle. May he rest in peace and my utmost thoughts are with the entire Grand Ducal family during this difficult time.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:00 AM
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Very sad news indeed. My mother-in-law went into hospital for the same complaint 3 weeks ago and passed away last week. Same age as the Grand Duke.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:07 AM
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I had an eerie feeling that he was gone just now, so I signed onto TRF and sure enough.

The end of a long, amazing life. RIP, Soldier Prince.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:10 AM
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Condoleances to his family, may he rest in peace...
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:38 AM
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May he rest in peace.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:38 AM
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May the Grand Duke Rest In Peace and my condolences to the royal Ducal family of Luxembourg.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:41 AM
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:43 AM
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I've been preparing for this sad news for a couple days...

Rest in peace.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:44 AM
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May he rest in peace. Condolences and sympathies to the GDF and his friends.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:47 AM
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How sad. May he rest in peace.
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Old 04-23-2019, 01:54 AM
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May he Rest In Peace
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Old 04-23-2019, 02:09 AM
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My condolences to the Family. And rest for the Grand-Duke.
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Old 04-23-2019, 02:50 AM
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R.I.P.

He has come to rest after a long and fullfilling life.
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Old 04-23-2019, 02:55 AM
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Sad news but after Sunday's announcement expected. May he rest in peace.
He died at 6.01 CEST this moring
https://today.rtl.lu/life/royals/a/1...sC47fOHwQjJcLw
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Old 04-23-2019, 03:27 AM
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Sad news but after Sunday's announcement expected. May he rest in peace.
He died at 6.01 CEST this moring
https://today.rtl.lu/life/royals/a/1...sC47fOHwQjJcLw

Obviosuly this tiome is wrong as that was the time the sad News was released.
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Old 04-23-2019, 03:28 AM
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The State funeral will take place on Saturday 04. May at the Cathedral of Luxembourg.
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Old 04-23-2019, 03:32 AM
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The State funeral will take place on Saturday 04. May at the Cathedral of Luxemboiurg.
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Old 04-23-2019, 05:24 AM
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A sad news, though not entirely unexpected.
May he rest in peace.
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