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Visit by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress to the Embassy to pay tribute to His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean

Published Friday April 26 2019

Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress visited the Embassy of Luxembourg on the morning of 25 April to offer their condolences on the passing of His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean.

Their Majesties each placed a bouquet of flowers in front of the official portrait of the deceased, which sat on a table draped in a black tablecloth. They then proceeded to the signing of the condolence book. 

His Majesty the Emperor first met His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean at the crowning ceremony of Queen Elisabeth II in 1953. Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress last visited Luxembourg in 1997. His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean performed his last state visit to Japan as head of state in 1999.

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