Jean Lucien Nicolas Jacoby, born on 26 March 1891 in Luxembourg, was a Luxembourgian Olympic champion. Jean Jacoby studied art in Strasbourg and was later artistic manager in a printing house. In 1934, he moved to Mulhouse, where he suffered two years later a fatal heart attack. At the Olympic Games of both 1924 and 1928, he won a gold medal in the art competitions and was considered the most successful Olympic artist.
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post philately has issued a postage stamp to pay tribute to pierre werner, luxembourg's prime minister from 1959 to 1979 and from 1979 to 1984.
pierre werner was born on 29 december 1913 in saint-andre (lille), to luxembourgish parents. this statesman was known for his amazingly long political career. he started his working life as an executive secretary in a large luxembourgish bank.