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Princess Eléonore of Belgium

Princess Eléonore
Born (2008-04-16) 16 April 2008
Erasmus Hospital, Anderlecht, Belgium
Full name
Eléonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie
Dutch: Eleonore Fabiola Victoria Anna Maria
House House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Father King Philippe of Belgium
Mother Queen Mathilde of Belgium
Religion Roman Catholicism
Styles of
Princess Eléonore of Belgium
Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness

Princess Eléonore of Belgium (Eléonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie; born 16 April 2008) is the second daughter and youngest of four children to King Philippe of Belgium and his wife, Queen consort Mathilde of Belgium. She is currently fourth in line to the throne of Belgium after her older siblings.

Contents

  • Biography 1
    • Family and birth 1.1
  • Titles, styles, honours, and arms 2
    • Titles and styles 2.1
    • Arms 2.2
  • Ancestry 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Biography

Family and birth

Her older siblings are Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabrant, Prince Gabriel, and Prince Emmanuel. She is the twelfth and youngest grandchild of King Albert II and Queen Paola. The princess was born at 4h50 at the Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht.[1]

She was baptised on 14 June 2008 in the chapel of Ciergnon Castle in the Belgian Ardennes, by Cardinal Godfried Danneels, the Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels. Her godparents are Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Princess Claire of Belgium, and Count Sébastien von Westphalen zu Fürstenberg.[1]

Titles, styles, honours, and arms

Titles and styles

Eléonore is styled as Her Royal Highness Princess Eléonore of Belgium.

Arms

Arms of Princess Eléonore of Belgium
Notes
According to Gustaaf Janssens, Archivist of the Royal Palace, Princess Eléonore's coat of arms consist of the gold lion on a black background on a lozenge ensigned with the royal crown.
Escutcheon
Sable a lion rampant Or armed and langued Gules.
French : De sable au lion d'or armé et lampassé de gueules

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ a b (Dutch) De Standaard Online - Prinses Mathilde bevallen van dochtertje

External links

  • The Belgian Monarchy official website
  • Birth of Princess Eléonore
Princess Eléonore of Belgium
Born: 16 April 2008
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Emmanuel of Belgium
Line of succession to the Belgian throne
4th position
Succeeded by
The Archduchess of Austria-Este
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