Head of State: King Philippe

Head of State since: 21st July 2013

Predecessor: King Albert II

Heir to the Throne: Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant

National Anthem: Strength Through Unity

Information about the Monarch:

King Philippe was born on 15 April 1960 in Brussels. He married Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz on 4th December 1999.Together they have 4 children:

Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant

Prince Gabriel

Prince Emmanuel

Princess Eléonore

Interesting fact:

King Philippe became Head of State following the abdication of his father, King Albert II in 2013.

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