HRH the Grand Duke of LUXEMBOURG

Entry in the IOC 1998
Born 16 April 1955
HRH the Grand Duke of LUXEMBOURG

HRH the Grand Duke of LUXEMBOURG



Graduate in Political Science, University of Geneva (Switzerland); Officer’s Brevet from the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy (Great Britain); Doctorate in Economics, Khon Kaen University (Thailand)


Member of the Council of State (1980-1998); Honorary Chairman of the Board of Economic Development of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (1978-2000); Member of the Board of Trustees of the Mentor Foundation created by the World Health Organisation (WHO); Member of the Board of Directors of the Charles Darwin Foundation; Lieutenant-Representative of HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (1998-2000); Grand Duke of Luxembourg (2000-)

Sports practised

Swimming, sailing, skiing, water-skiing, tennis

Sports administration

Member of the board of the Luxembourg National Olympic Committee

Awards and distinctions

Honorary Doctorate in the Humanities from the Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut (United States of America); Honorary Doctorate in Law from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (United States of America); Doctor rerum politicarum honoris causa from the University of Trier (Germany)

IOC History

Member of the Olympic Solidarity Commission (1999-)