Published On: Tue, Apr 23rd, 2019

Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Jean dies aged 98 – official

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Grand Duke Jean is admitted to a hospital in mid-April for a pulmonary infection

Published 3:41 PM, April 23, 2019

Updated 3:41 PM, April 23, 2019

GRAND DUKE JEAN. In this file photo from January 15, 2005, Luxembourg Grand Duke Jean (L) waits for the beginning of his wife's funeral Duchess Josephine Charlotte alongside his son Grand Duke Henri (R) in Notre Dame de Luxembourg's cathedral. File photo by Jean-Cristophe Verhaegen/AFP

GRAND DUKE JEAN. In this file photo from January 15, 2005, Luxembourg Grand Duke Jean (L) waits for the beginning of his wife’s funeral Duchess Josephine Charlotte alongside his son Grand Duke Henri (R) in Notre Dame de Luxembourg’s cathedral. File photo by Jean-Cristophe Verhaegen/AFP

LUXEMBOURG –Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Jean, who reigned for 36 years before abdicating in favour of his son in 2000, has died aged 98, the royal palace announced Tuesday.

He had been admitted to hospital in mid-April for a pulmonary infection.

More to follow. – Rappler.com

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