Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium

Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1927-2005)

Joséphine-Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (born Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium; 11 October 1927 – 10 January 2005), was the Grand Duchess consort of Luxembourg as the wife of Grand Duke Jean.

Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium
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Joséphine-Charlotte in 1976
Grand Duchess consort of Luxembourg
Tenure12 November 1964 – 7 October 2000
BornPrincess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium
(1927-10-11)11 October 1927
Royal Palace of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Died10 January 2005(2005-01-10) (aged 77)
Fischbach Castle, Fischbach, Luxembourg
Burial15 January 2005
Spouse
Issue
Full name
Joséphine-Charlotte Stéphanie Ingeborg Elisabeth Marie-José Marguerite Astrid
HouseBelgium
FatherKing Leopold III of Belgium
MotherAstrid of Sweden

She was the first child of King Leopold III of Belgium, and sister of the late King Baudouin and former King Albert II and aunt of King Philippe.

She was also the first cousin of King Harald V of Norway.

Joséphine died of lung cancer on 10 January 2005 at Fischbach Castle in Luxembourg at the age of 77.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte of Luxembourg". The Daily Telegraph. 11 January 2005. Retrieved 15 May 2011.