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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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10 Courtesy call on Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.
The volume also acknowledges the individuals who influenced and were influenced by the couple's lives, from the Medici grand dukes and duchesses, Giovanni's secretary, various associates, and Venetian employers to the sisters who hid Livia's jewels as well as the priest that sprung her from prison.
Indeed, as she chronicles her own wavering faith in Tuscan independence across Casa Guidi Windows, she returns, again and again, to the complex civic and political allegiances of two non-Italian figureheads: Pope Pius IX and Grand Duke Leopold II.
During his visit, the Prime Minister also met the Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.
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.
HM the King congratulates Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
In which country did Grand Duke Jean become head of state in 1964?
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.
Her grandfather, Baron Horace de Gunzburg, was a banker and prominent philanthropisthe was ennobled by the Grand Duke of Hesse and the title was recognised by the Russian Tzar.
The Sovereign extends to Grand Duke Henri and to all the members of his family best wishes of health and happiness and of prosperity to the friend people of Luxembourg.
Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, met with the Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel on Monday.