Birth of H.R.H. Prince François

Portrait du Couple Héritier avec le Prince Charles
© Maison du Grand-Duc / Kary Barthelmey

Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and the Crown Princess are delighted to announce the birth of their son at the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte in Luxembourg on Monday, 27th March 2023 at 10:04 am.

The newborn Prince will be named François Henri Luis Marie Guillaume. He weights 3.575 kg and measures 53 cm.

Princess Stéphanie and her child are both healthy and well.

The Crown Prince, the Crown Princess and his brother Prince Charles are looking forward to introducing Prince François to you.

More information on the birth

The Marshall of the Court informs that the birth of the second child of Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and the Crown Princess will be greeted by a gun salute of 21 rounds fired from the Fetschenhaff.

The Maison du Grand-Duc offers to members of the public the following possibilities to congratulate the happy parents:

  • A book of congratulations at the guardhouse of the Grand Ducal Palace (rue du Rost)
    From 28.03.2023 to 30.03.2023
    From 9 AM to 12 PM and from 1 PM to 5 PM
  • By mail:

    Palais grand-ducal
    B.P. 331
    L-2013 Luxembourg

The Fondation Lëtzebuerger Kannerduerf (SOS Village d’Enfants Luxembourg)

TRH the Crown Prince and the Crown Princess have expressed their wish to support the Fondation Lëtzebuerger Kannerduerf (SOS Children's Village Luxembourg). SOS Kannerduerf accompanies children, young people and families in demanding life situations and helps children and young people to grow up in a protected environment and become independent and responsible adults.

Those who would like to make a gesture can make a contribution to the Foundation’s account:

Communication: Birth of HRH Prince François

Bank account: LU03 0019 1000 2255 9000