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Famous People From Luxembourg

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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.
  • Prince Félix of Luxembourg


    Prince Félix of Luxembourg (Félix Léopold Marie Guillaume; born 3 June 1984) is the second son... more on Wikipedia
  • Gabriela von Habsburg

    BirthplaceLuxembourg, Luxembourg

    Gabriela von Habsburg (born 14 October 1956) also known as Archduchess Gabriela of Austria, ... more on Wikipedia
  • Josef Jakobs

    Josef Jakobs

    Dec. at 43 (1898-1941)


    Josef Jakobs (30 June 1898 – 15 August 1941) was a German spy and the last person to be... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Poos

    BirthplaceLuxembourg, Luxembourg

    Jacques Poos (born 3 June 1935) is a Luxembourgian politician.
  • Paul Helminger

    Paul Helminger

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceEsch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

    Paul Helminger (born 28 October 1940 in Esch-sur-Alzette) is a Luxembourg politician who was... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Santer

    BirthplaceWasserbillig, Luxembourg

    Jacques Santer (born 18 May 1937) is a Luxembourg politician who served as the 9th President... more on Wikipedia
  • Yves Mersch

    Yves Mersch

    Age: 71


    Yves Mersch (born 1 October 1949 in Luxembourg City) is a Luxembourgian jurist and lawyer who... more on Wikipedia
  • Anne Kremer

    BirthplaceLuxembourg, Luxembourg

    Anne Kremer (born 17 October 1975) is a Luxembourgish retired tennis player. On 29 July 2002,... more on Wikipedia
  • Prince Louis of Luxembourg

    BirthplaceLuxembourg, Luxembourg

    Prince Louis of Luxembourg (Louis Xavier Marie Guillaume; born 3 August 1986) is the third son... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceBetzdorf Castle, Luxembourg

    Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg (Guillaume Marie Louis Christian; born 1 May 1963) is the third... more on Wikipedia
  • Nicolas Frantz

    Nicolas Frantz

    Dec. at 86 (1899-1985)

    BirthplaceMamer, Luxembourg

    Nicolas Frantz (Luxembourgish pronunciation: [nikoːlɑs ˈfʀɑnts]; 4 November 1899 - 8 November... more on Wikipedia
  • Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein

    BirthplaceBetzdorf Castle, Luxembourg

    Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein (born Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg on 15 May 1957)... more on Wikipedia
  • François Diederich

    François Diederich

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceEttelbruck, Luxembourg

    Professor François Diederich (born 9 July 1952, in Ettelbruck) is a Luxembourgian chemist... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Hirsch

    Dec. at 72 (1851-1923)


    Emil Gustav Hirsch (May 22, 1851 – January 7, 1923) was a major Reform movement rabbi in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Bady Minck

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceEttelbruck, Luxembourg

    Bady Minck (born in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg) is a Luxembourgian filmmaker, film producer and... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceBerg Castle, Luxembourg

    Alix, Princess de Ligne (Alix Marie Anna Antoinette Charlotte Gabrielle; 24 August 1929 – 11... more on Wikipedia
  • Daniel Wiroth

    Age: 51


    Daniel Wiroth is a television director, film director and screenwriter.
  • Josy Barthel

    Dec. at 65 (1927-1992)

    BirthplaceMamer, Luxembourg

    Joseph ("Josy") Barthel (24 April 1927 – 7 July 1992) was a Luxembourgish athlete. He was the... more on Wikipedia
  • Gast Waltzing

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceLuxembourg, Luxembourg

    Gaston Waltzing is a Luxembourg trumpeter and composer. He has created several jazz bands... more on Wikipedia
  • Pierre Grégoire

    Dec. at 84 (1907-1991)

    BirthplaceVichten, Luxembourg

    Pierre Grégoire (9 November 1907 – 8 April 1991) was a Luxembourgish politician in the... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceLuxembourg

    Daniel Collette (born 2 April 1985) is a Luxembourgian footballer, playing as a striker or... more on Wikipedia
  • Donato Rotunno

    Donato Rotunno is a film producer.
  • Claudine Schaul

    BirthplaceLuxembourg, Luxembourg

    Claudine Schaul (born 20 August 1983 in Luxembourg City) is a former tennis player from... more on Wikipedia
  • Alvin Jones


    Alvin Robert Lamar Jones III (born September 9, 1978) is a Luxembourgian-American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Étienne Lenoir

    Étienne Lenoir

    Dec. at 78 (1822-1900)


    Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir also known as Jean J. Lenoir (12 January 1822 – 4 August 1900) was... more on Wikipedia