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Photo on Princess Maria Adelaide last year and his family? She was with Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlottes funeral 2005?
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No she did not attend the funaral, probably her health was to frail to travel to Luxembourg then. She did attend the 80th birthday celebrations of her brother though.
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Mstislav Rostropovich, the great Russian-Azerbaijanian cellist and a close friend of the GD Jean, has passed away. This edition of Place Royal has a wonderful clip of them meeting last November in Luxembourg.
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Grand Duke, Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (M.) gets doctor title honour title Dr. H.C. “doctor Honoris Causa”. Also Gratulanten honour Ministers of State Jacques Santer, prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker, H. Michel Pigeon, chose rector of the Laval university rector of the Laval university of Quebec, Rolf Tarrach, rector of the University of Luxembourg, in Luxembourg, assigned to by Quebec, chamber president Lucien Weiler, Claude Dube

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Does anybody know why he has been given this honorairy doctorate?
Good to see the old Grand Duke btw, still in every inch a gentleman.
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Does anybody know why he has been given this honorairy doctorate?
Good to see the old Grand Duke btw, still in every inch a gentleman.
I believe the old Grand Duke attended Laval University before joining the British Army in WWII. The doctorate probably honors him for his long service to Luxembourg.
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Grand Duke Jean was present at a photoshoot on the occassion of the engagement of his granddaughter ADss. Marie-Christine of Austria to Count Rodolphe of Limburg-Stirum. Look here for the pictures.
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As I noted in that thread, GD Jean is looking very frail.

Does anyone know if he has been ill?
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HRH Grand Duke Jean ( 87) had a total hip replacement (right side) at the St.Jan Clinic,Brussels,
as was announced by the Grand Ducal Court today.

The operation was a succes and the patient is doing well.

Hoping for a speedy recovery.
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Re: Hola article.

Courtesy of Hola.

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HRH Grand Duke Jean was discharged from hospital:

Nieuwsberichten Royalblog.nl: Groothertog Jean thuis na heupoperatie

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A picture of Grand Duke Jean returning home from the hospital
Cour grand-ducale de Luxembourg - S.A.R. le Grand-Duc Jean de retour au Château de Fischbach
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He seems to be in good health
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Cour grand-ducale de Luxembourg - 125e anniversaire des Sapeurs-Pompiers
In Niederfeulen sports center, the Grand Duke Jean attended the presentation of the souvenir-book (not sure if I translated that correctly) as part of the commemoration of 125th anniversary of the founding of the National Federation of Firefighters.
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The grand duke attended a concert, more info at the TRF blog by alex001, click here.

Cour grand-ducale de Luxembourg - Concert "OPL meets UGDA, music through time and space"
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Good to see GD Jean up and about. He seems to be doing well. Being active, not just staying cooped up in that palace, should be good for him.
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Grand Duke Jean attends award ceremony for the Duke of Edinburgh award.
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Grand Duke Jean has attended several events over the past several days

Event One
Grand Duke Jean attended the 100 Minutes of Senegal on March 21, 2009

Cour grand-ducale de Luxembourg - "100 Minuten fir de Senegal"


Event Two
Grand Duke Jean attended a ceremony for the Merit Youth 2009 on March 17, 2009


Cour grand-ducale de Luxembourg - Lauréats du Prix du Mérite Jeunesse 2009
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Grand Duke Jean was admitted to the Hospital. It is expected that he can leave after a few days.
wort.lu | Lëtzebuerg | Großherzog Jean im Krankenhaus
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Why has he been admitted to the hospital? I hope nothing serious...
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