Expectation in the heir: The next generation waiting to ascend the throne

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Expectation in the heir: The next generation waiting to ascend the throne

Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, 31, is heir to the Grand Duchy established in 1815, and he has just begun preparing for his destiny as monarchial head of state in the second richest country in the world.

Until recently, he was the last unmarried heir on the European royal scene. But that all changed when he wed his pretty Belgian fiancée, Stephanie de Lannoy, now styled as Hereditary Grand Duchess.

At their union, current Grand Duke Henri said he and his wife, Maria Teresa were "happy and proud" the couple were "embarking on this journey together through life"