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The Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg has announced some very exciting news for royal fans in a statement on 6 December 2019.

Hereditary Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg first child

Photo: © Grand Ducal Court / Marion Dessard

The Hereditary Grand Duke and the Hereditary Grand Duchess are expecting their first child in May 2020.

Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria-Teresa and members of both families are said to be ‘delighted with the news and share their great joy’.

Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie (in blue) expecting first child

Photo: © Grand Ducal Court / Marion Dessard

The forthcoming baby will be Grand Duke Henri and Grand duchess María Teresa’s fifth grandchild.

Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess are immensely pleased to announce that the Hereditary Grand Duke and the Hereditary Grand Duchess are expecting their first child.

The birth is scheduled for May.

The Grand Duke, the Grand Duchess and the members of both families are delighted with the news and share their great news.

The Grand Ducal couple’s second son, Prince Felix and his wife, Princess Claire have two children, a daughter, Amalia (b 2014) and a son, Liam (b 2016).

Their third son, Prince Louis, has two sons, Gabriel (b 2006) and Noah (born 2007), with his former wife, Princess Tessy.

Royal Wedding at Notre Dame Cathedral

Guillaume, the Hereditary Grand Duke married the Belgian Belgian Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy in an elaborate religious ceremony on 20 October 2012 at Notre Dame Cathedral in Luxembourg.

Prince Guillaume Hereditary Grand Duke marries Countess Stephanie de Lannoy Notre Dame Cathedral

Prince Guillaume marries Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy in a religious wedding in Luxembourg on 20 October 2012. Photo: ©Grand-Ducal Court/Guy Wolff/All rights reserved

Queen Margrethe II, Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Emperor Naruhito of Japan, King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain and King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece were among the royal guests present.

The royal couple had married in a civil ceremony in the Town Hall the day before.

The people of Luxembourg celebrated the two-day event which included public street fairs, fireworks, and free concerts to mark this special occasion.