In this interview excerpt, Adrien Meisch, a Luxembourg diplomat from 1957 to 1998, discusses his family background and looks back on how he became interested in pursuing a diplomatic career. He also describes his childhood in Luxembourg, which was particularly influenced by the Second World War. Finally, he mentions his passion for the piano and for sport.
In this interview excerpt, Adrien Meisch, a Luxembourg diplomat from 1957 to 1998, explains why he decided to study law, starting with the university foundation course in Luxembourg before completing studies in Grenoble, Nice and Paris. He also discusses his subsequent studies in diplomatic history at the University of Oxford. Finally, he describes his appointment to the Luxembourg Foreign Ministry.