The Last Single Heir to a European Throne is Set to Wed

The Last Single Heir to a European Throne is Set to Wed
Sat 05-05-2012

Almost a year after the marriage of the Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, comes news of another royal wedding in Europe.

The Grand Ducal Palace of Luxembourg announced Thursday that Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume would wed his fiancée, Countess Stephanie de Lannoy on October 20th 2012.

Heir apparent to the crown of Luxembourg, the 30-year-old prince is the eldest child of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and his wife, Cuban-born Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. He has 3 brothers and a sister.

The 28-year-old bride-to-be is the daughter of Count Philippe de Lannoy and Countess Alix. She was born in Belgium's East Flanders province and now lives in Brussels. She has studied in France, the U.K. and Russia.

The couple met about 5 years ago through relatives and has been dating for 6 months.