Prince Gabriel of Belgium

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Prince Gabriel
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Prince Gabriel in 2015
Born (2003-08-20) 20 August 2003 (age 13)
Erasmus Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Full name
French: Gabriel Baudouin Charles Marie
Dutch: Gabriël Boudewijn Karel Maria
House Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Father King Philippe of Belgium
Mother Queen Mathilde of Belgium
Religion Roman Catholic
Styles of
Prince Gabriel of Belgium
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Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness

Prince Gabriel of Belgium (French: Gabriel Baudouin Charles Marie, Dutch: Gabriël Boudewijn Karel Maria; born 20 August 2003) is the first son and second child of King Philippe of Belgium and Queen consort Mathilde of Belgium. He is currently second in line to the throne of Belgium after his older sister Elisabeth.


Gabriel was born in the Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht, Brussels, on 20 August 2003. His older sister, Elisabeth, precedes him in the line of succession following the 1991 adoption of absolute primogeniture. Gabriel also has a younger brother, Prince Emmanuel, and a younger sister, Princess Eléonore.

His godparents are: his maternal uncle, Count Charles-Henri d'Udekem d'Acoz; and Baroness Maria Christina von Freyberg (paternal second cousin).

Gabriel is styled as His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel of Belgium.



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Prince Gabriel of Belgium
Born: 20 August 2003
Lines of succession
Preceded by
The Duchess of Brabant
Line of succession to the Belgian throne
2nd position
Succeeded by
Prince Emmanuel of Belgium