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Claire Lademacher

A look at Princess Claire of Luxembourg

Born in Filderstadt, West Germany, to Hartmut and Gabriele Lademacher, the future Princess Claire was their second child after their son, Felix. Claire Margareta Lademacher was born on 21 March 1985 into a wealthy German family. Her father is the founder of LHS Telekommunikation and made his fortune by investing in the software industry. Until [read more]

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Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau

Adelheid Marie of Anhalt-Dessau – The first Grand Duchess of an independent Luxembourg

Princess Adelheid Marie of Anhalt-Dessau was born on 25 December 1833 as the daughter of Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau and Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel. Adelheid was the eldest of three daughters. Her parents were dismissed by Queen Victoria as “very foolish and frivolous people”, but they also happened to be well-connected. Adelheid’s [read more]