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List of famous people from Luxembourg, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Luxembourg, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Luxembourg you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Luxembourg, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People on this list include Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg and Josy Barthel.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Luxembourg?" or "Which celebrities were born in Luxembourg?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Prince Félix of Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Prince Félix of Luxembourg age 32 - Prince Félix Léopold Marie Guillaume of Luxembourg is the second son of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. He is currently second in the line of succession.

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Gabriela von Habsburg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Gabriela von Habsburg age 61 - Gabriela von Habsburg, also known as Archduchess Gabriela of Austria, is the granddaughter of Charles I, the last Emperor of Austria. She is also a prolific abstract sculptor, working mainly in ...more

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Josef Jakobs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Josef Jakobs Died at 43 (1898-1941) - Josef Jakobs was a German spy and the last person to be executed at the Tower of London. He was captured shortly after parachuting into the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Convicted ...more

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Jacques Poos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Jacques Poos age 80 - Jacques Poos is a Luxembourgian politician. Born in 1935, in Luxembourg, Jacques F. Poos is a trained economist and became a doctor of economics in 1961, when he graduated from the University of ...more

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Paul Helminger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Paul Helminger age 75 - Paul Helminger is a Luxembourg politician who was Mayor of Luxembourg City from 1999 to November 2011. He is a member of the Chamber of Deputies for the Democratic Party.

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Jacques Santer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Jacques Santer age 78 - Jacques Santer is a Luxembourg politician. He was finance minister of Luxembourg from 1979 until 1989, and the 22nd Prime Minister of Luxembourg from 1984 to 1995, as a member of the Christian ...more

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Yves Mersch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Yves Mersch age 66 - Yves Mersch is a Luxembourgian jurist and lawyer who has served as Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg since the bank's formation in 1998. In 1973 he received his Master’s degree in Law ...more

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Anne Kremer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Anne Kremer age 40 - Anne Kremer is a Luxembourgish retired tennis player. Her highest WTA ranking was World No. 18, a ranking she achieved on July 29, 2002. Anne completed her schooling at the Athénée ...more

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Prince Louis of Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Prince Louis of Luxembourg age 30 - Prince Louis of Luxembourg is the third son of the Grand Duke Henri and the Cuban-born Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg. Aside from Prince of Luxembourg, he also uses Prince of Nassau as ...more

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Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg age 52 - Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, is the third son and youngest child of Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte of Luxembourg. His godparents are Louis, Prince Napoléon and ...more

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Nicolas Frantz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Nicolas Frantz Died at 86 (1899-1985) - Nicolas Frantz was a Luxembourgish bicycle racer with 60 professional racing victories over his 12-year career. He rode for the Thomann team in 1923 and then for Alcyon-Dunlop from 1924 to 1931. ...more

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Princess Margaretha of Liechte... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein age 59 - Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein is the fourth child and second daughter of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium. As the sister of Grand Duke ...more

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François Diederich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
François Diederich age 64 - Professor François Diederich is a Luxembourgian chemist specializing in organic chemistry. He obtained both his diploma and PhD from the University of Heidelberg in 1977 and 1979, ...more

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Emil Hirsch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Emil Hirsch Died at 72 (1851-1923) - Emil Gustav Hirsch was a major Reform movement rabbi in the United States.

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Bady Minck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Bady Minck age 55 - Bady Minck is a filmmaker, film producer and artist.

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Alix, Dowager Princess of Lign... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Alix, Dowager Princess of Ligne age 87 - Alix Marie Anne Antoinette Charlotte Gabrielle, Dowager Princess de Ligne is the daughter of Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, and Felix of Bourbon-Parma. She is, by birth, Princess of ...more

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Daniel Wiroth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Daniel Wiroth age 47 - Daniel Wiroth is a television director, film director and screenwriter.

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Josy Barthel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Josy Barthel Died at 65 (1927-1992) - Joseph Barthel was a Luxembourgish athlete. He was the surprise winner of the Men's 1500 metres at the 1952 Summer Olympics, and the only athlete representing Luxembourg to have won a gold medal ...more

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Gast Waltzing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Gast Waltzing age 59 - Gaston Waltzing is a Luxembourg trumpeter and composer. He has created several jazz bands including Largo and the Luxembourg National Jazz Orchestra and has composed music for films and ...more

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Pierre Grégoire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Pierre Grégoire Died at 84 (1907-1991) - Pierre Grégoire was a Luxembourgish politician in the Christian Social People's Party, journalist, and writer. Before turning to politics full-time, he wrote for the Luxemburger Wort ...more

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Dan Collette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Dan Collette age 32 - Daniel Collette is a Luxembourgian footballer, playing as a striker or defender.

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Donato Rotunno is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Donato Rotunno Donato Rotunno is a film producer.

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Claudine Schaul is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Claudine Schaul age 32 - Claudine Schaul is a professional tennis player from Luxembourg. Her career-high singles ranking as of 15 June 2009 was World Number 41, which was achieved on 24 May 2004, and World Number 71 ...more

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Alvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Alvin Jones age 37 - Alvin Robert Lamar Jones III is a Luxembourgian-American professional basketball player. A 6'11", 265 lb center, he attended Kathleen High School in Lakeland, Florida, and played ...more

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Étienne Lenoir is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Étienne Lenoir Died at 78 (1822-1900) - Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir also known as Jean J. Lenoir was a Belgian engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Prior designs for such engines were patented as early ...more

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Fleur Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Fleur Maxwell age 27 - Fleur Maxwell is a Luxembourgian figure skater. She competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics and has won eight senior international medals. Her highest ISU Championship result is 14th, achieved at ...more

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Jean-Claude Schlim is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Jean-Claude Schlim age 52 - Jean-Claude Schlim is a film director, film producer, actor and screenwriter.

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Tullio Forgiarini is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Tullio Forgiarini age 49 - Tullio Forgiarini is a Luxembourgian writer. He was born in Neudorf, Luxembourg to an Italian father and a Luxembourgian mother. He studied history in Luxembourg and Strasbourg, and works as a ...more

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Marianne Majerus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Marianne Majerus age 59 - Marianne Majerus, born 1956 in Clervaux, Luxembourg, is one of Europe's leading specialist garden photographers. After secondary education in Luxembourg, she took a degree in English at the ...more

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Henri Tudor is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Henri Tudor Died at 69 (1859-1928) - Henri Owen Tudor was a Luxembourgish engineer, inventor, and industrialist. He developed the first practical lead-acid battery in 1886.

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Christine Doerner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Christine Doerner age 64 - Christine Doerner is a Luxembourgish politician, advocate, and notary. She has been a member of the Chamber of Deputies since the 2004 election, and has also sat as a member of Bettembourg ...more

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Marc Oberweis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Marc Oberweis age 33 - Marc Oberweis is a Luxembourgian footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Jeunesse Esch in Luxembourg's domestic National Division.

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Frantz Heldenstein is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Frantz Heldenstein Died at 83 (1892-1975) - François "Frantz" Heldenstein was a Luxembourgian sculptor. He was born in Colmar-Berg and died in Luxembourg. In 1924 he won a silver medal in the art competitions of the ...more

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Jean-Pierre Hansen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Jean-Pierre Hansen age 73 - Jean-Pierre Hansen FRS is a Luxembourgian chemist. He gained a PhD from Paris-Sud 11 University in 1969, the same year working as a staff scientist for the French National Centre for Scientific ...more

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Jeff Strasser is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Jeff Strasser age 41 - Jeff Strasser is a retired Luxembourgian footballer, who currently manages CS Fola Esch.

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Édouard Thilges is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Édouard Thilges Died at 87 (1817-1904) - Jules Georges Édouard Thilges was a Luxembourgish politician. He was the seventh Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for over three years, from 20 February 1885 until 22 September 1888. ...more

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Pierre Prüm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Pierre Prüm Died at 64 (1886-1950) - Pierre Prüm was a Luxembourgian politician and jurist. He was the 14th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for a year, from 20 March 1925 until 16 July 1926.

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Victor Thorn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Victor Thorn Died at 86 (1844-1930) - Victor Thorn was a Luxembourgian politician. He was the 11th Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for one year, from February 24, 1916 until June 19, 1917. From 1885 to 1888 he was a member of ...more

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Mark Divo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Mark Divo age 49 - Mark Divo is a Luxembourgeois conceptual artist and curator who organises large scale interactive art projects incorporating the work of a number of well-known underground artists. His own work ...more

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David Caiado is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
David Caiado age 28 - David Caiado Dias, known as Caiado, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Ukrainian club FC Metalist Kharkiv as a winger.

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François Scheffer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
François Scheffer Died at 78 (1766-1844) - François Scheffer was a Luxembourgian politician. He served four stints as the Mayor of Luxembourg City, with a total tenure of twenty-one years. There is a street in Limpertsberg, ...more

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Alain Hamer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Alain Hamer age 50 - Alain Hamer is a Luxembourgan football referee. He has refereed over 50 matches in the UEFA Champions League, the first in 2000-01. He has also refereed a match in the African Cup of Nations and ...more

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Scott Gardner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Scott Gardner age 27 - Scott Andrew Gardner is an English footballer, and current coach of Leeds United's Under 9's. he most recently played for Conference National side Mansfield Town, where he played as a defender. ...more

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Eric Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Eric Hoffmann age 31 - Eric Hoffmann is a Luxembourgian football player who currently plays for Jeunesse Esch.

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Luc Frieden is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Luc Frieden age 52 - Luc Frieden is a lawyer, business executive and former Finance Minister of Luxembourg. In September 2014 he joined Deutsche Bank as Vice Chairman.

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Max Kohn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Max Kohn age 61 - Max Kohn is a Luxembourgian painter and sculptor. Former student at the Institut des Arts et Techniques Artisanales of Namur from 1971 to 1974. From 1975 to 1981, Max Kohn was a student at the ...more

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Hubert Loutsch is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Hubert Loutsch Died at 48 (1878-1926) - Hubert Loutsch was a Luxembourgish politician. He was the tenth Prime Minister of Luxembourg, serving for 16 weeks from November 6, 1915 until February 24, 1916. Loutsch was a lawyer by ...more

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Aurélien Joachim is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Aurélien Joachim age 29 - Aurélien Joachim is a Luxembourgian international footballer, who currently plays for Bulgarian side CSKA Sofia. He is the younger brother of former cyclist Benoît Joachim.

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Ranga Yogeshwar is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Ranga Yogeshwar age 56

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Alphonse Munchen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Alphonse Munchen Died at 67 (1850-1917) - Jean-Pierre Alphonse Munchen was a Luxembourgish engineer and politician. He served as the Mayor of Luxembourg City between 24 July 1904 and 14 February 1915. Munchen was born into one of ...more