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HRH the Grand Duke of LUXEMBOURG

HRH the Grand Duke of LUXEMBOURG

Entry in the IOC 1998
Country LUX (Luxembourg)
Born 16 April 1955
Graduate in Political Science, University of Geneva (Switzerland); Officer’s Brevet from the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy (Great Britain); Doctorate in Economics, Khon Kaen University (Thailand))

Member of the Council of State (1980-1998); Honorary Chairman of the Board of Economic Development of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (1978-2000); Member of the Board of Trustees of the Mentor Foundation created by the World Health Organisation (WHO); Member of the Board of Directors of the Charles Darwin Foundation; Lieutenant-Representative of HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (1998-2000); Grand Duke of Luxembourg (2000-)

Sports practised
Swimming, sailing, skiing, water-skiing, tennis

Sports administration
Numerous patronages and honorary chairmanships of sports associations such as: Luxembourg Swimming and Lifesaving Federation, Luxembourg Winter Sports Federation, Luxembourg Physically Handicapped Sports Federation, Luxembourg Cycling Sports Federation

Awards and Distinctions
Honorary Doctorate in the Humanities from the Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut (United States of America); Honorary Doctorate in Law from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (United States of America); Doctor rerum politicarum honoris causa from the University of Trier (Germany)

IOC History
Member of the Olympic Solidarity Commission (1999-)