Sunday, February 16, 2014

Royal Profile: Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg

Princess Alexandra Joséphine Teresa Charlotte Marie Wilhelmine of Luxembourg was born 16 February 1991 as the fourth child and only daughter of the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (who were then the Hereditary Grand Ducal Couple) {Source}. Princess Alexandra has three older brothers and one younger as well as two sisters-in-law and two nephews (with another niece or nephew on the way){Source}:

  1. The Hereditary Grand Duke 
    1. The Hereditary Grand Duchess
  2. Prince Felix of Luxembourg
    1. Princess Claire of Luxemboug
      1. Baby on the Way
  3. Prince Louis of Luxembourg
    1. Princess Tessy of Nassau
      1. Prince Noah
      2. Prince Gabriel
  4. Prince Sébastien


She has received several orders in Luxembourg, including the Order of the "Lion d'Or" of the House of Nassau{Source}. She also received the Grand Cross of the Order of Adolphe of Nassau {Source}.

She attended her primary education years in Luxembourg, attended Angelsburg and then the Lycée Vauban
 where she completed her secondary education, obtaining her  Baccalaureate in Arts and Literature (with honors) in 2009{Source}. She then began attending university abroad, studying Psychology and social sciences{Source}. The only daughter of the Grand Ducal Couple speaks several languages fluently including Luxembourgish, French, English and Spainsh, as well as having knowledge of German and Italian{Source}.

Whenever she is not attending to her academic career abroad, she participates in numerous actitivies in Luxembourg, including Luxembourg's National Day ceremonies, and the  end of the Octave Celebration of Our Lady of Luxembourg{Source}. She also serves as godmother to her nephew, Prince Gabriel.

In her spare time, she is an avid sportswoman. She enjoys tennis, alpine skiing, and water skiing{Source}. She also enjoys reading {Source}.

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