Happy Birthday, Grand Duchess!

March 24, 2014

According to the Luxemburger Wort:

Luxembourg’s Grand Duchess Maria Teresa…celebrated her 58th birthday on Saturday

Maria Teresa was born on March 22, 1959, in Havana, Cuba. During the Cuban revolution under Fidel Castro the family moved to New York, and in 1965 onwards to Spain.

…at the University of Geneva…she met her future husband Prince Henri of Luxembourg.

The two married following the completion of their studies on Valentines Day 1981. The couple have five children…

On October 7, 2000, Maria Teresa became the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg as her husband acceded to the throne.

To read the entire article in the Luxemburger Wort, please click here.

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg

 

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