Following the death in Switzerland of Her Majesty Queen Anne of Romania at the age of 92, Luxembourg's Grand Duke and Grand Duchess will be officially represented at her funeral this Saturday 13 August in Bucharest, Romania, by Grand Duke Henri's sister, Her Royal Highness Archduchess Marie-Astrid of Austria.
Queen Anne passed away on 1 August at the hospital in Morges, Switzerland, with four of her daughters by her bedside. Anne was born a Princess of Bourbon-Parma in September 1923, the only daughter of Prince René of Bourbon-Parma and Princess Margrethe of Denmark. In June 1948, Anne married the former King of Romania, Mihai (Michael), in a ceremony attended by many royals in Athens. They had five daughters: Margareta, Elena, Irina, Sophie and Maria.