List of honours of the Belgian Royal Family by country

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Europe[edit]

Benelux[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in the Netherlands (04 - 06/04/2000)
State visit in Belgium of HM Queen Beatrix of Netherlands (20 - 22/06/2006).

See also:

Luxembourg[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (17 - 20/03/1994)[2]
State visit in Belgium of TT.RR.AA Grand-Duke Jean & Grand-Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg (16 - 18/03/1999).
State visit in Belgium of TT.RR.AA Grand-Duke Henri & Grand-Duchess Maria-Teresa of Luxembourg. (20 - 22/03/2007)

See also:

Northern Europe[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Ireland (08 - 10/10/2007)

No honour system in Ireland

United Kingdom[edit]

State visit in Belgium of TTMM. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (9 – 13 May 1966, Movie)
Queen Elizabeth II attends King Baudouin's funerals
On 11 November 1998 and 12 July 2007 (arrival on 11th), Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip visits Belgium for war memory ceremonies.

Norway[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Norway (28 - 30/04/1997)
State visit in Belgium of TTMM. King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway (20–22 May 2003) [8]

See also:

  • Order of St. Olav :

Knights Grand Cross with Collar - Knights Grand Cross

Sweden[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Sweden (03 - 05/05/1994)
State visit in Belgium of TTMM. King Carl XVI Gustav and Queen Silvia as well as HRH Princess Victoria (8–11 May 2001).

See also:

Finland[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Finland (05 - 07/06/1996)
State visit of H.E. Mrs Tarja Halonen, President of Finnish Republic & Docteur Pentti Arajärvi (30/03 - 01/04/2004).[12]

Others : None ; Order of Leopols at reception

See also"

  • Order of the White Rose of Finland :

Commanders Grand Cross with Collar - Commanders Grand Cross

Denmark[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Denmark (16 - 18/05/1995)
State Visit in Belgium of Queen Margrethe II & Prince Consort Hendrik of Denmark (28 - 30/05/2002)[16]

Others : None ; "Order of Leopold" at Prince Frederick's wedding 2004

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Estonia[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Estonia (10 - 12/06/2008)[19]

See also:

Latvia[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Latvia (23 - 25/04/2007) - President : Vaira Vike-Freiberga (8/07/1999 – 8/07/2007)

See also:
Category:Recipients of the Order of the Three Stars, 1st Class with Chain // 1st Class // 2nd Class

Lithuania[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Lithuania (20 - 22/03/2006) - President Valdas Adamkus & Alma Adamkienė

See also:

Western Europe[edit]

France[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in France (27 - 29/10/2003)

Probably the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour for King Albert II and Queen Paola, but no element to prove it so far

Former sovereign orders

Andorra[edit]

None

Monaco[edit]

See also : Category:Grand Crosses of the Order of Saint-Charles

Portugal[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Portugal (23/11/1999 - 25/11/1999)
State visit in Belgium of HE Mr Jorge SAMPAIO, President of the Portuguese Republic & Mrs SAMPAIO (18 - 20/10/2005; Photo)

See also :
Category - Order of Prince Henry : Grand Collars - Grand Crosses
Category:Grand Crosses of the Order of Aviz // Category:Grand Crosses of the Order of Christ (Portugal)
Category - Order of the Tower and Sword : Grand Collars - Grand Crosses
Category:Grand Collars of the Order of Liberty

Spain[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Spain (16 - 18/05/1995)
State visit in Belgium of TT.MM. King Juan Carlos & Queen Sofia of Spain (16 - 18/05/2000)[24]

See also :
Category:Knights of the Golden Fleece
Order of Charles III : Grand Crosses with Collar - Grand Crosses
Order of Isabella the Catholic : Knights Grand Cross - Dames Grand Cross
Category:Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit

Germany[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Germany (10 - 12/07/1995) - President : Roman Herzog - Chancellor : Helmut Kohl
State visit in Belgium of the President of Federal Republic of Germany & Mrs Roman Herzog (13 - 15/07/1998).
King & Queen's state visit in Germany (29 - 30/03/2011) - President : Christian Wulff - Chancellor : Angela Merkel

See also :
Category:Grand Crosses of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Switzerland[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Switzerland (21 - 22/11/2000) - President : Adolf Ogi

  • None

Austria[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Austria (06 - 08/10/1997) - President : Thomas Klestil

Former imperial orders :

Italy[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Italy (12 - 15/05/1998) - President : Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
State visit in Belgium of Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of Italian Republic & Mrs CIAMPI (15 - 17/10/2002).

See also :
Order of Merit of the Italian Republic : Knights Grand Cross with Collar - Knights Grand Cross
Category:Knights of the Order of the Most Holy Annunciation
Category:Knights Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus

Holy See[edit]

See also :
Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre : Knights and Dames of the Collar - Knights and Dames Grand Crosses

Malta[edit]

Order of Malta Malteserkreuz.svg :

See also :
Category:Bailiffs Grand Cross of the Order of St John - Category:Knights of Malta

Greece[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Greece (19 - 21/06/2001) - President : Konstantinos Stephanopoulos
State visit in Belgium of Mr Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, President of the Hellenic Republic (01 - 03/02/2005)

See also :
Category:Grand Crosses of the Order of Honour (Greece)

Eastern Europe[edit]

Poland[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Poland (10 - 12/05/1999)
State visit in Belgium of H.E. Mr Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of the Republic of Poland & Mrs Jolanta Kwasniewska (26 - 28/10/2004).

See also :
Category:Recipients of the Order of the White Eagle (Poland)
Category:Grand Crosses of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland

Czech Republic[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Czech Republic (24 - 26/10/2000)

Hungary[edit]

King and Queen's state visit in Hungary (24 - 26/06/2002)
State visit in Belgium of H.E. Mr Laszlo SÓLYOM, President of the Republic of Hungary. (15 - 17/04/2008, Photo)

Montenegro[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

King and Queen's state visit in Republic of Bulgaria (14/10/2003 - 16/10/2003)

Romania[edit]

King and Queen's state visit in Romania (07 - 09/07/2009) - President Traian Băsescu

Russia[edit]

King, Queen & Prince Philippe's state visit in Russia (19 - 21/02/1998)

Africa[edit]

Morocco[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in Morocco (05 - 07/10/2004)

Asia[edit]

India[edit]

King & Queen's state visit in India (02 - 12/11/2008)

China[edit]

King, Queen & Prince Philippe's state visit in China (04 - 11/06/2005)

Japan[edit]

State visit in Belgium of TT.MM. Emperor & Empress of Japan (09 - 12/09/1993)
King, Queen & Prince Philippe's state visit in Japon (21 - 25/10/1996)

South America[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Sources & Links[edit]

See also : List of state visits made by King Albert II of Belgium

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Belga Pictures, King & Queen, Philippe & Mathilde, Astrid & Lorenz, Laurent & Claire
  2. ^ "Royalement blog" article
  3. ^ a b c d e Belga Pictures, King, Queen, Philippe & Mathilde, Lorenz & Astrid
  4. ^ Iceland Presidency Website, Baudoin, konungur Belgíu - Belgía - 1979-10-16 - Stórkross með keðju (= Baudouin, King of Belgians, Belgium, 16th October 1979, Grand Cross with Collar
  5. ^ Iceland Presidency Website, Albert, ríkisarfi - Belgía - 1979-10-16 - Stórkross (= Albert, Heir, Belgium, 16th October 1979, Grand Cross
  6. ^ Philippe : Queen Mum's funerals, Prince William's wedding)
  7. ^ Queen Mum's funerals, Photo
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h Belga Pictures, Group photo, King & Queen, Mathilde, Lorenz & Claire , Laurent , Claire, for Philippe : see group photo
  9. ^ a b King Harald's 70th birthday party, Group photo of Heirs & their consort
  10. ^ "Knowing the Royals" blog, Harlad V's 70th birthday, Astrid
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h Belga Pictures, Princess Victoria of Sweden's wedding King & Queen, Philippe & Mathilde, Lorenz & Astrid, Laurent & Claire
  12. ^ State visit in Belgium, Gala dinner, Group photo
  13. ^ a b c d Belga Pictures, State visit in Belgium, Gala dinner, Photo of presidential & royal couple, Philippe & Mathilde
  14. ^ Getty Images, State visit in Belgium, Gala dinner, Photo
  15. ^ Getty Images, State visit in Belgium, Gala dinner, Photo
  16. ^ Photos : Albert II & Margrethe II, Albert II, Paola & Henrik, Group photo
  17. ^ Zimbio, Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark & Mary Donaldson's wedding, 14 May 2004, Photo of Philippe and Mathilde
  18. ^ Zimbio, Frederick & Mary of Denmark's wedding, Photo
  19. ^ Belga Pictures, Photo 1, Photo 2
  20. ^ a b Presidency website, Recipients list (.doc file)
  21. ^ a b Lithuanian Presidency, visit's article
  22. ^ Prince Albert II's wedding, Photo
  23. ^ a b Presidential website, Orders search form
  24. ^ a b c d e f State visit in Belgium in 2000 - Belga Pictures, Group photo, King & Queen
  25. ^ Prince Felipe's wedding - Belga Pictures, Philippe wearing the order
  26. ^ a b Boletín Oficial del Estado
  27. ^ a b c d e Belga Pictures, State visit of President Herzog in Belgium (1998), Group Photo
  28. ^ The Royal Forums, Photo
  29. ^ Belga Pictures, State visit in Germany (1995), Photo of Head Couples
  30. ^ Belga Pictures, State visit of President Herzog in Belgium (1998), Photo of Head Couples
  31. ^ a b c "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 53. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  32. ^ a b c d e f g Senate, biography of senators including, Prince Philippe, Princess Astrid and Prince Laurent, senators by right
  33. ^ a b Italian Presidency website, decorations - Albert : Grand Cross - with Collar & Paola
  34. ^ a b c Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Official website
  35. ^ News : "Noblesse & Royautés", Sud Presse
  36. ^ Blog "L'actualité des royautés", "Paola et Albert à Rome"
  37. ^ Belga Pictures, Photo of King Albert II wearing the Order's rosette at Melsbroek Airport before taking off to Greece
  38. ^ a b c d Official Belgian royal website, State visit gala dinner, group photo
  39. ^ a b c d Belga Pictures, King, Philippe, Astrid, Laurent
  40. ^ Official Royal Belgian website, Photo of Royal a presidential couples
  41. ^ a b Romanian Presidency website, Recipients table
  42. ^ a b c Belga Pictures, State visit in Japan, 1996, Sovereign couples & Prince Philippe
  43. ^ a b Belga Pictures, State visit in Japan, 1996, Sovereign couples