Happy Birthday to Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg
Happy 61st Birthday to Grand Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg, who was born on this day in 1956. Born the daughter of Cuban aristocrats, she was educated in New York City and Geneva before she met and married then Hereditary Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg on Valentine’s Day in 1981. The couple have five children, four sons and a daughter, and four grandchildren. Grand Duke Henri succeeded to the Throne after his father, Grand Duke Jean, abdicated in 2000. Grand Duchess Maria Theresa is a Special Ambassador for UNESCO, an Eminent Advocate for Children with UNICEF, and the President of the Luxembourg Red Cross. We wish HRH many happy returns!