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Royal Events this Week - March 17-22

Check out this week's royal events that you should never miss!

Prince Jean and his wife Dianne
March 18 - Prince Jean of Luxembourg and Diane de Guerre celebrate their 4th wedding anniversary. Prince Jean's marriage with Ms. De Guerre was his second wife, after divorcing his first wife, Hélène Suzanna Vestur. Prince Jean is the second son of the former Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg and of Princess Josephine Charlotte of Belgium. The bride is a daughter of the Countess Eugenie Marie de Guerre, néé Wolff Metternich zur Gracht.

King Mohammed VI and his consort, Princess Lalla Salma during their wedding.
March 20 - King Mohammad VI and Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco celebrate their 12th wedding anniversary. They were married in 2002 at the Dar al-Makhzin Royal Palace in Rabat, Morocco.

Prince Nikolaus and Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein
March 20 - Prince Nikolaus and Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein celebrate their 32nd wedding anniversary. Prince Nikolaus is the youngest son of Prince Franz Joseph II of Liechtenstein, while Princess Margaretha is the youngest daughter of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg. Their marriage produced two sons and two daughters.

Grand Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg
March 22 - Grand Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg, wife of Grand Duke Henri, celebrates her 58th birthday. The Grand Duchess was born María Teresa Mestre y Batista-Falla in 1956 in Cuba.




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