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Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium
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Joséphine-Charlotte in 1976
Grand Duchess consort of Luxembourg
Tenure 12 November 1964 – 7 October 2000
Born Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium
(1927-10-11)11 October 1927
Royal Palace of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Died 10 January 2005(2005-01-10) (aged 77)
Fischbach Castle, Fischbach, Luxembourg
Burial 15 January 2005
Notre-Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Archduchess Marie-Astrid of Austria
  • Grand Duke Henri
  • Prince Jean
  • Princess Margaretha
  • Prince Guillaume
Full name
Joséphine-Charlotte Stéphanie Ingeborg Elisabeth Marie-José Marguerite Astrid
House Belgium
Father King Leopold III of Belgium
Mother Astrid of Sweden

Joséphine-Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (born Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium; 11 October 1927 – 10 January 2005), was the Grand Duchess consort of Luxembourg as the wife of Grand Duke Jean.

She was the first child of King Leopold III of Belgium, and sister of the late King Baudouin and former King Albert II and aunt of King Philippe.

She was also the first cousin of King Harald V of Norway.

Joséphine died of lung cancer on 10 January 2005 at Fischbach Castle in Luxembourg at the age of 77.

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