Princess Eléonore of Belgium
Princess Eléonore in 2016
|Born||April 16, 2008|
Erasmus Hospital, Anderlecht, Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium
|Father||Philippe of Belgium|
|Mother||Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz|
Princess Eléonore of Belgium (Eléonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie; born 16 April 2008) is the younger daughter and the youngest of four children of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium. She is currently fourth in line to the throne of Belgium after her older siblings Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, Prince Gabriel, and Prince Emmanuel.
She is the twelfth and youngest grandchild of King Albert II and Queen Paola. The princess was born in 16 April 2008 at 4:50 at the Erasmus Hospital the teaching hospital of Université libre de Bruxelles in Anderlecht.
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.
Princess Eléonore attends a Dutch-language primary school in Brussels, but French and English are also part of her education, she lives with her parents, her sister Elisabeth and her two brothers Gabriel and Emmanuel at the Royal Palace of Laeken.
Princess Eléonore plays the violin and enjoys reading. She is creative and likes to draw. She likes to practice cycling, swimming, skiing and sailing.
- (in Dutch) De Standaard Online - Prinses Mathilde bevallen van dochtertje Retrieved 16 April 2008.
- Philippe, Koning der Belgen (12 July 2019). "Koninklijk besluit houdende vaststelling van het wapen van het Koninklijk Huis en van zijn leden" (PDF). MONITEUR BELGE/ BELGISCH STAATSBLAD. Retrieved 24 July 2019.
Princess Eléonore of BelgiumBorn: 16 April 2008
|Lines of succession|
Prince Emmanuel of Belgium
| Line of succession to the Belgian throne
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