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Philippe of Belgium

King of Belgium Philippe of Belgium

Full Name: Philippe LĂ©opold Louis Marie
Profession: King of Belgium

Nationality:
Belgium
Belgian

Why Famous: Phillippe has been the reigning King of Belgium since the abdication of his father, Albert II, on 21 July 2013.

Prior to this he served on the Belgian Foreign Trade Board and headed more than 60 economic missions in this capacity.

Born: April 15, 1960
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Age: 60 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 1999-12-04 Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium (38) and heir apparent to Belgium throne weds Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz (25) in Brussels, Belgium

Events in the Life of Philippe of Belgium

  • 2013-07-21 Philippe of Belgium becomes King of the Belgiums after his father King Albert II's earlier abdication

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