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Passing of H.R.H. Grand Duke Jean

Published Tuesday April 23 2019

Passing of H.R.H. Grand Duke Jean

It is with great sadness that the Consulate General of Luxembourg in San Francisco shares the news of the passing of His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the age of 98.

As Head of State of Luxembourg from 1964 to 2000, “Grand Duke Jean served as role model for all of us and, through his dedicated  service, has left his mark forever”, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel stated today (click here for the Prime Minister’s statement).    

Our deepest condolences go to Their Royal Highnesses The Grand Duke and Grand Duchess and the Grand Ducal family.

A period of national mourning will be observed until Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6.00pm.