Princess Eléonore of Belgium (Eléonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie; born 16 April 2008) is the second daughter and fourth child of King Philippe of Belgium and his wife, Queen consort Mathilde of Belgium. She is currently fourth in line to the throne of Belgium after her older siblings.
Biography [ edit ]
Family and birth [ edit ]
Her older siblings are
Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabrant, Prince Gabriel of Belgium and Prince Emmanuel of Belgium. She is the twelfth grandchild of King Albert II and Queen Paola. The princess was born at 4h50 at the Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht. She weighed 3.2 kg and was 50 cm long at birth. [1 ] [2 ]
She was baptised on 14 June 2008 in the chapel of
Ciergnon Castle in the Belgian Ardennes, by Cardinal Godfried Danneels, the Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels. Her godparents are Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Princess Claire of Belgium, and Count Sébastien von Westphalen zu Fürstenberg. [1 ]
Arms of Princess Eléonore of Belgium
According to Gustaaf Janssens, Archivist of the Royal Palace, Princess Eléonore's coat of arms consist of the gold lion on a black background on a lozenge ensigned with the royal crown.
Sable a lion rampant Or armed and langued Gules.
French : De sable au lion d'or armé et lampassé de gueules
Ancestry [ edit ]
Ancestors of Princess Eléonore of Belgium
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*created princess of Belgium by Royal Decree of 2 December 1991