Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

1921 - 2019

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Jean (Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano; 5 January 1921 – 23 April 2019) was the Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 1964 until his abdication in 2000. He was the first Grand Duke of Luxembourg of French agnatic descent. Jean was the eldest son of Grand Duchess Charlotte and Prince Felix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg has received more than 1,295,946 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 46 in 2019). Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg is the 182nd most popular nobleman (down from 157th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Luxembourg and the 2nd most popular Luxembourger Nobleman.

Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg is most famous for being the ruler of Luxembourg. He is also the head of the house of Nassau.

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Among noblemen, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg ranks 182 out of 1,415Before him are Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Elizabeth of Austria, Userkare, and Jobst of Moravia. After him are Frederick, Prince of Wales, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden, Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, Germaine of Foix, and Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia.

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Among people born in 1921, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg ranks 45Before him are Akio Morita, Edgar Morin, Alida Valli, Aaron T. Beck, Kurt Knispel, and Dobrica Ćosić. After him are Abdul Salam Arif, Kenneth Arrow, Nexhmije Hoxha, Herschel Grynszpan, Georges Brassens, and Mary Jackson. Among people deceased in 2019, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg ranks 41Before him are B. J. Habibie, Manfred Eigen, David J. Thouless, Claudine Auger, Murray Gell-Mann, and Tony Buzan. After him are Giya Kancheli, Lennart Johansson, Franco Columbu, Raymond Poulidor, Kary Mullis, and Li Peng.

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In Luxembourg

Among people born in Luxembourg, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg ranks 8 out of 95Before him are Gabriel Lippmann (1845), John of Bohemia (1296), Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1955), Jean-Claude Juncker (1954), Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1896), and Jacques Santer (1937). After him are Jules A. Hoffmann (1941), Ernst von Mansfeld (1580), Gaston Thorn (1928), Hugo Gernsback (1884), Joseph Bech (1887), and Edward Steichen (1879).

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