Sunday, May 10, 2020

A Grand Ducal Heir Has Arrived: The Birth of Prince Charles, First Child of Guillaume and Stéphanie of Luxembourg!

Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg on their wedding day.

On Sunday (today), 10 May 2020, the Grand Ducal Court delivered the happy news of the birth of the first child of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg.



The hereditary grand duchess was delivered of a son at 5:13am: the new princeling has received the names Charles Jean Philippe Joseph Marie Guillaume. Prince Charles of Luxembourg, who weighed 3.190 kg and is 50 cm long, was born at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital (Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte). Guillaume and Stéphanie married in October 2012. In December 2019, the Marshall of the Court announced that the couple were expecting their first child.

Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg.

Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume is the eldest child of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (b.1956) and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa (b.1956; née Mestre). Guillaume's father succeeded as Grand Duke in 2000. Guillaume is the grandson of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (1921-2019) and Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte (1927-2005; née Belgium) as well as of José Antonio Mestre y Álvarez (1926-1993) and María Teresa Batista y Falla de Mestre (1928-1988).

Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg.

Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie is the youngest child of the late Count Philippe de Lannoy (1922-2019) and Countess Alix (1941-2012; née della Faille de Leverghem). Stéphanie is the granddaughter of Count Paul de Lannoy (1898-1980) and Princess Beatrice de Ligne (1898-1982) as well as of Baron Harold della Faille de Leverghem (1908-1994) and Countess Madeleine de Brouchoven de Bergeyck (1912-1996).



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The Ancestry of the Grand Ducal Heir: Charles

1.Prince Charles of Luxembourg (b.10 May 2020)

Parents

2. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg (b.1982)
who married in 2012
3. Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy (b.1984)

Grandparents

4. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (b.1955)
who married in 1981
5. Maria Teresa Mestre (b.1956)
6. Count Philippe de Lannoy (1922-2019)
who married in 1965
7. Alix della Faille de Leverghem (1941-2012)

Great-Grandparents

8. Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (1921-2019)
who married in 1953
9. Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium (1927-2005)
10. José Antonio Mestre y Álvarez (1926-1993)
who married
11. María Teresa Batista y Falla de Mestre (1928-1988)
12. Count Paul de Lannoy (1898-1980)
who married in 1921
13. Princess Beatrice de Ligne (1898-1982)
14. Harold della Faille de Leverghem (1908-1994)
who married
15. Countess Madeleine de Brouchoven de Bergeyck (1912-1996)

Great-Great-Grandparents

16. Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg (1896-1985)
who married in 1919
17. Prince Félix of Bourbon-Parma (1893-1970)
18. King Léopold III of Belgium (1901-1983)
who married in 1926
19. Princess Astrid of Sweden (1905-1935)
20. José Antonio Mestre y Ramos-Almeyda (1897-1961)
who married
21. María Narcisa Álvarez y Tabió (1899-1980)
22. Agustín Batista y González de Mendoza (1899-1968)
who married
23. María Teresa Falla y Bonet (1898-1973)
24. Count Philippe de Lannoy (1866-1937)
who married in 1897
25. Rosalie de Beeckman (1877-1963)
26. Prince Ernest de Ligne (1857-1937)
who married in 1887
27. Diane de Cossé Brissac (1869-1950)
28. Gustave della Faille de Leverghem (1871-1966)
who married
29. Isabelle de Meester (1871-1954)
30. Count Louis de Brouchoven de Bergeyck (1871-1938)
who married
31. Marie Louise Moretus Plantin (1873-1926)

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