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grand duke

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1. a prince or nobleman who rules a territory, state, or principality
2. a son or a male descendant in the male line of a Russian tsar
3. a medieval Russian prince who ruled over other princes
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The cast of The Grand Duke are to be congratulated.
I described the situation to the grand duke from my perspective, from the perspective of the government," the premier said.
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The President also met with hereditary Grand Duke of Luxemburg Prince Guillaume and accompanied delegation.
Although Luxembourg considers 1835 (Treaty of London) to be its year of independence, it was not granted political autonomy until 1839 under King William I of the Netherlands, who also was the Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
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Stoltenberg is having an audience with Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and attend an informal dinner with EU Defence Ministers.
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, as well as the Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina Denis Zvizdic, will address the parliamentarians.
Items stolen included a pair of buffalo head gold cufflinks presented to the showman by the Grand Duke Alexis in 1869, a gem-encrusted scarf pin given by Edward VII and a Masonic medal.
Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Luxembourg Vladimir Norov presented his credentials to Grand Duke of Luxembourg Henri on November 27, the press service of Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
HM the King also voices satisfaction at the special bonds of solidarity and cooperation linking Morocco and Luxembourg in all fields, expressing to Grand Duke Henri resolve to carry on joint action for the consolidation of these relations both a the bilateral level and in the frame of the advanced status linking Morocco and the European Union.
In which country did Grand Duke Jean become head of state in 1964?