H.R.H. Princess Alexandra
16 February 1991
at the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte in Luxembourg
Princess Alexandra Joséphine Teresa Charlotte Marie Wilhelmine, Princess of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau and Bourbon-Parma, was born at the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte in Luxembourg on February 16, 1991.
Her brothers are:
- Prince Guillaume, the Crown Prince (born in 1981),
- Prince Félix (born in 1984),
- Prince Louis (born in 1986),
- and Prince Sébastien (born in 1992).
In 2009, Princess Alexandra received the the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau '.
Princess Alexandra attended primary school in Angelsberg (Luxembourg) and then the Lycée Vauban in Luxembourg where she completed her secondary education, obtaining her Baccalaureate in Arts and Literature (with honours) in 2009.
The Princess pursued her university studies abroad. After studying psychology and social sciences in the United States, the Princess continued her studies in Paris where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, with a focus on ethics and anthropology. H.R.H. Princess Alexandra graduated from Trinity College in Dublin. In 2017, she was awarded a Master’s degree in Interfaith Studies from the Irish School of Ecumenics with a specialisation in conflict resolution.
With a keen interest in politics and religious studies, the Princess gained some experience in journalism during her stay in the Middle East and subsequently in international relations through an internship at the Security Council of the United Nations in New York, when Luxembourg was a non-permanent member.
The Princess is a polyglot and is fluent in Luxembourgish, French, English and Spanish. She also has a good knowledge of German and Italian.
Official activities and commitments
Whenever her schedule allows it, Princess Alexandra takes part in the activities of the Grand Ducal Family and attends ceremonies or official activities such as the National Day or the State visit to Japan in November 2017.
The Princess worked as a volunteer to help refugees. She holds the High Patronage of the Lëtzebuerger Déiereschutzliga (Luxembourg animal protection league) as well as the Lëtzebuerger Blannevereenegung Foundation (Luxembourg association of the blind).
Leisure activities and personal interests
The Princess loves to explore new cultures and languages through literature and travel. She is very athletic and divides her time between tennis, downhill skiing, and water-skiing. She has practiced dancing and gymnastics for a long time.
Biographies of the members of the Grand Ducal Family
Pictures of Princess Alexandra
Birth of Princess Alexandra - Leaving the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte in Luxembourg
Birth of Princess Alexandra
The Grand Duchess, Prince Sébastien and Princess Alexandra
Princess Alexandra at a primary school in Wasserbillig
The Grand Duke and Princess Alexandra at the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008
The Grand Duke and Princess Alexandra
Princess Alexandra visits Lycée Fieldgen in 2015
The Grand Duchess and Princess Alexandra in Cabasson
The Grand Duchess and Princess Alexandra
Portrait of Princess Alexandra
Baptism of the bell of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg