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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 34
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.

Gabriela von Habsburg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 63
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

Josef Jakobs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Josef Jakobs Dec. 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

Jacques Poos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 83
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

Paul Helminger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Paul Helminger age 78
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.

Jacques Santer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 81
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

Yves Mersch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Yves Mersch age 69
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

Anne Kremer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 43
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

Prince Louis of Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 32
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

Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 55
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

Nicolas Frantz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Dec. 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

Princess Margaretha of Liechte... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 61
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

François Diederich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
François Diederich age 66
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

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

Bady Minck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Bady Minck age 58
Bady Minck is a filmmaker, film producer and artist.

Alix, Dowager Princess of Lign... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 89
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

Daniel Wiroth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Daniel Wiroth age 49
Daniel Wiroth is a television director, film director and screenwriter.

Josy Barthel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Dec. 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

Gast Waltzing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Gast Waltzing age 62
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

Pierre Grégoire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Pierre Grégoire Dec. 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

Dan Collette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 33
Daniel Collette is a Luxembourgian footballer, playing as a striker or defender.

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

Claudine Schaul is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
age 35
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

Alvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Alvin Jones age 40
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

Étienne Lenoir is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Luxembourg
Étienne Lenoir Dec. 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