Grand duke john of Luxembourg Tuesday morning died. He was 98 years old. That his son, grand duke henri, Tuesday in a communiqué.
The wife of grand duke Jan was Josephine Charlotte of Belgium, who in the beginning of January 2005, died. She was the sister of the later Belgian kings Baudouin and Albert II.
Grand duke Jean was 98 years old and died of pneumonia. He ruled from 1964 and carried in 2000 the throne over to his eldest son Henry, the current grand duke of Luxembourg.