Prince Seeiso of Lesotho

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Prince Seeiso
Prince of Lesotho
HRH Prince Seeiso.jpg
Spouse Princess Mabereng Seeiso of Lesotho
Issue Prince Bereng Constantine Seeiso
Princess 'Masentle Tabitha Seeiso
Prince Maupha David Seeiso
Full name
Seeiso Bereng Seeiso
House House of Moshesh
Father Moshoeshoe II
Mother Mamohato
Born (1966-04-16) 16 April 1966 (age 49)
Morija, Lesotho
Religion Roman Catholicism
Royal Family of Lesotho
Coats of arms of Lesotho.svg

Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso of Lesotho (born April 16, 1966) is the younger brother of Lesotho's king, Letsie III, and son of the southern African country's late King Moshoeshoe II (1938–1996) and the late Queen 'Mamohato Bereng Seeiso (1941–2003).

He is the Lesotho High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Prince Seeiso received Diplomat of the Year from Africa Award from the Diplomat Magazine. He is also a Chevening Scholar, and obtained a Masters Degree in International Studies from the University of Birmingham in 1996.[1]

In April 2006, he and Prince Harry formed a charity called Sentebale to support organizations working with Lesotho's disadvantaged young people and children, particularly those orphaned as a result of HIV and AIDS.[2]

He was awarded an honorary DUniv by Birmingham University in 2007.[3]

Marriage and family[edit]

Prince Seeiso is married to Princess Mabereng Seeiso of Lesotho. They have three children:

  • Prince Bereng Constantine Seeiso.
  • Princess 'Masentle Tabitha Seeiso.
  • Prince Masupha David Seeiso.

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