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Old 05-14-2014, 04:20 PM
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11-5-2014-Mersch.

100 Years Scouting Luxembourg.


Célébration des 100ans de Scoutisme au Luxembourg - Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg - Mai 2014
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Old 09-20-2014, 04:54 PM
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20-9-2014

Challenge Dr. Emile Gretsch.

Luxemburger Wort - Großherzog Jean beim Fechtturnier


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Luxemburger Wort - Le grand-duc Jean à un tournoi d'escrime
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Old 09-23-2014, 08:05 AM
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S.A.R. le Grand-Duc Jean assiste au tournoi d’escrime Dr Emile Gretsch - Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg - Septembre 2014
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Old 11-12-2014, 01:31 PM
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12-11-2014 - FISCHBACH

Official presentation of the book and the documentary film "Jean de Luxembourg"

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Présentation officielle du livre et du film-documentaire "Jean de Luxembourg" au Château de Fischbach - Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg - Novembre 2014

50è anniversaire de l'avènement au trône de Jean, Grand-Duc de Luxembourg - Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg - Novembre 2014
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Whilst her husband received many British Orders, Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg never received any,I wonder was there any reason as to why?

The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh did pay a State Visit to the Grand Duchy in November 1976.

Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh walk with... News Photo | Getty Images
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Old 02-12-2015, 06:29 PM
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In 1976 , I lived in Luxembourg and saw Queen Elisabeth II with her grand tiara. Unforgettable.
I don't remember if the late Grand Duchess wore a British sash ?
Thanks for sharing this picture
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In 1976 , I lived in Luxembourg and saw Queen Elisabeth II with her grand tiara. Unforgettable.
I don't remember if the late Grand Duchess wore a British sash ?
Thanks for sharing this picture
It looked like a nice relaxed meeting,hope you took some photos!

Here's a list of Orders help by the late Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg.

Luxembourg: Knight of the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau

Belgian Honours
Belgium: Grand Cordon of the Order of Leopold

Foreign Honours
Iceland: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Falcon (9 June 1986)
Norway: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav
Netherlands: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion
Sweden: Member of the Order of the Seraphim
Sweden: HM King Carl XVI Gustaf 50th Anniversary Medal (30 April 1996)
Denmark: Knight of the Order of the Elephant
Kingdom of Greece: Dame Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia (13 May 1962)
Spain : Dame Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic (8 July 1980)
Germany: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Iran : Commemorative Medal of the 2500th Anniversary of the founding of the Persian Empire (14 October 1971)
Holy See : Member of Sovereign Military Order of Malta
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How curious that she never received a French order. They live next door and the French orders of merit seem to be handed out to basically anybody they can find.
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The above list is from her Wikipedia profile so there could be missing items,but the non French honour is odd.
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Whilst her husband received many British Orders, Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg never received any,I wonder was there any reason as to why?

The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh did pay a State Visit to the Grand Duchy in November 1976.

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Queen Elizabeth II. never gives Order to female Consorts. Queens Silvia, Sonja and Sofia for example also don't have a british Order.
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7-6-2015-Fischbach

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Grand Duke Jean Watching Cyclling Tour de Luxembourg with former Cycling Profi Andy Schleck.

Luxemburger Wort - Gerdemann lässt keine Zweifel mehr aufkommen
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Old 06-15-2015, 10:37 AM
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12-6-2015-Fischbach.

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Audience d'une délégation une délégation de l’ONG Guiden a Scouten fir ENG Welt.


Audience d'une délégation une délégation de l’ONG Guiden a Scouten fir ENG Welt - Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg - Juin 2015
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Luxarazzi : Grand Duke Jean Receives Fellow Scouts
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70è anniversaire de prestation de serment aux valeurs du mouvement de scoutisme - Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg - Novembre 2015
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Posts about the 95th birthday celebrations of GD Jean has been moved here.
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On September 16th, GD Jean attended a benefit concert marking the 100th birthday of former head of military music Norbert Hoffman.

Luxemburger Wort - Großherzog Jean als Zuschauer
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On September 16th, GD Jean attended a benefit concert marking the 100th birthday of former head of military music Norbert Hoffman.

Luxemburger Wort - Großherzog Jean als Zuschauer
Great to see the Grand-Duke still out and about. He is the very last (legitimate) one descending from a Nassau.

The last real direct (legitimate) male descendant is Clothilde von Nassau-Merenberg. She shares Carolina of Orange-Nassau and Karl Christian von Nassau-Weilburg as ancestors with Grand Duke Jean:

Prince Willem IV of Orange-Nassau, Stadtholder of the United Provinces (1711-1751)
x Princess Anne of Great Britain and Hanover, The Princess Royal (1709-1759)
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Carolina

Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (1743-1787)
x Prince Karl Christian of Nassau-Weilburg (1735-1788)
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Wilhelm

Prince Wilhelm of Nassau-Weilburg, Duke of Nassau (1792-1839)
x Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810-1856)
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Nikolaus

Prince Nikolaus of Nassau-Weilburg (1832-1905)
x (morganatic) Natalia Alexandrovna Pushkina, cr. Countess von Merenberg (1836-1913)
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Georg

Georg, Count von Merenberg (1871-1948)
x Olga Alexandrovna Romanova, cr. Princess Yurievskaya (1873-1925)
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Georg

Georg, Count von Merenberg (1897-1965)
x Elisabeth Anne Müller Uri (1903-1963)
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Clotilde

The last direct male Nassau-descendant therefore is Clotilde, Countess von Merenberg, widow of the German aristocrat Enno von Rintelen (1921-2013). She has three sons: Alexander (1966), Nicolaus (1970) en Gregor (1972).
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Luxarazzi: Grand Duke Jean Receives Military History Museum Delegation
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Today was the national day of the tree and forest protection. As a patron, GD Jean turned up for the treeplanting ceremony.

Überraschungsbesuch von Großherzog Jean | Tageblatt
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Glad to see Grand Duke Jean out and about; he seemed to be quite in good shape IMO.
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