Michel, 14th Prince of Ligne

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Prince of Ligne
Reign 21 August 2005 – present
Predecessor Antoine
Spouse Princess Eleanora of Orléans-Braganza
Issue Princess Alix
Prince Henri Antoine of Ligne
Full name
Michel Charles Eugène Marie Lamoral de Ligne
House House of Ligne
Father Antoine, 13th Prince of Ligne
Mother Alix of Luxembourg
Born (1951-05-26) 26 May 1951 (age 63)
Château de Belœil
Religion Roman Catholicism
Princely Family of Ligne
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HRH The Dowager Princess

  • HH Prince Wauthier
    HH Princess Regine
    • HH Prince Philippe
      HH Princess Laetitia
      • HH Prince Jean Charles
    • HH Princess Melanie Yolande
    • HH Princess Élisabeth Éléonore, Baroness Baudouin Gillès de Pelichy
  • HH Princess Anne Marie, Mrs. Mortgat
  • HI&RH Princess Christine of Orléans-Braganza
  • HH Princess Sophie, Comtesse Philippe de Nicolay
  • HH Prince Antoine
    HH Princess Jacqueline
    • HH Prince Louis
    • HH Princess Marie
    • HH Princess Florence
  • HH Princess Yolande, Mrs. Townsend

Michel Charles Eugène Marie Lamoral, Prince de Ligne, Prince d'Épinoy, Prince d'Amblise, and Grandee of Spain, was born on 26 May 1951 in Château de Belœil, Belgium. He is the son of Antoine, 13th Prince of Ligne and Princess Alix Marie of Luxembourg. He is thus the nephew of Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and a cousin of the current Grand Duke. He is the head of the House of Ligne.

Marriage and children[edit]

He married Princess Eleanora of Orléans-Braganza, daughter of Prince Pedro Henrique of Orléans-Braganza and Princess Maria Elisabeth of Bavaria, on 10 March 1981 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



Michel, 14th Prince of Ligne
Born: 26 May 1951
Titles of nobility in Belgium
Preceded by
Prince of Ligne
2005 – present