Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Royal Profile: 30 Facts about Prince Louis of Luxembourg

  1. Prince Louis Xavier Marie Guillaume of Luxembourg was born 3 August 1986{Source}. 
  2. He is the third son of the Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg{Source}. 
  3. He has two older brothers{Source}:
    1. Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke (1981)
    2. Prince Felix (1984)
  4. He also has two sisters-in-law{Source}:
    1. Princess Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1984)
    2. Princess Claire of Luxembourg (1985)
  5. He also has two younger siblings{Source}:
    1. Princess Alexandra
    2. Prince Sébastien
  6. Prince Louis has a  niece{Source}:
    1. Princess Amalia de Nassau (2014)
  7. He began his education at School of Lorentzweiler{Source}.
  8. He also attended International School of Luxembourg{Source}.
  9. He attended boarding school at Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil  in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland{Source} .
  10. The Prince speaks Luxembourgish, French, English and German and also has very good knowledge of Spanish{Source}.
  11. During his studies in Switzerland, the Prince has developed a special interest for social and humanitarian works {Source}.
  12. He participated in a mission led by an NGO cooperating with his school in Bombay, India{Source}.
  13.  In this context, he gave English lessons to children in the poorest neighborhoods as well as street children{Source}.
  14. In September 2006, he married Tessy Antony, she was granted the title Princess of Luxembourg on Luxembourg's National Day (June 23) in 2009{Source}
  15. Upon his marriage, he gave up his succession rights to the throne{Source}. 
  16. Together, they have two children{Source}:
    1. Prince Gabriel (2006) 
    2. Prince Noah ( 2007)
  17. The young family resides in England, where both Prince Louis and Princess Tessy were students.
  18. In May 2014, Prince Louis graduated from Richmond, The American International University in London with a BA in Art in Communications. 
  19. Prince Louis wrote his undergraduate dissertation on humanitarian advertisement. 
  20. Prince Louis currently works in the field of social corporate responsibilities.
  21. Although no longer in line for the throne, he is active in the affairs of Luxembourg. 
  22. He has been patron of Federation of Luxembourg Table Tennis since 2004{Source}.
  23. He is patron of The Martial Arts Federation since 2010 {Source}
  24. He is patron of the Federation Aéronautique Luxembourg since 2011{Source}.
  25.  He also holds the Order of the Golden Lion of the House of Nassau, which he received in 2004{Source}
  26. Like his siblings, he is an active sportsman, often alpine skiing, snowboarding, mountain climbing, biking and scuba diving{Source}.
  27. He shares a birthday with Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco (1986).
  28. He shares a birthday with Princess Christina of Sweden, Mrs. Magnusson (1943)
  29. He shares a birthday with  Anna Pia Theresia Maria von Lattorff of Liechtenstein (2007) 
  30. He holds two honors from Luxembourg:
    1. Knight of the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau (given at birth)
    2. Grand Cross of Order of Adolphe of Nassau (2004)

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