Posted by on April 23, 2019 10:12 am
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Ruler of Grand Duchy for 36 years took part in D-day landings with British army

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, who took part in the D-day landings with the British army before spending nearly 36 years as his country’s head of state, has died aged 98.

He had abdicated in 2000 to make way for his son, Henri, who said his father passed away surrounded by family.

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