Following Grand Duke Henri's announcement of his father's death, the late Grand Duke Jean's banner as a Knight of the Garter will be removed later on Tuesday.
Grand Duke Jean, who died on 23 April 2019, was made a Stranger Knight of the Order of the Garter (regarded as the most prestigious British order of chivalry) in 1972. Granted the honour by Queen Elizabeth II, Grand Duke Jean was the 948th member.
According to reporter Alastair Bruce, the late Grand Duke's banner will be removed later on Tuesday following the announcement of his death.
As well as having been made Knight of the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau and holding the honours of Grand Cross of the Order of Adolphe of Nassau, Grand Cross of the Order of the Oak Crown, and Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Jean also had a number of other military medals from the United Kingdom and many other countries.
He also held orders from several other countries, including but not limited to Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Thailand.