Princess Louise of Belgium (born 2004)

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Princess Louise
Born (2004-02-06) 6 February 2004 (age 14)
St-Luc University Hospital, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium
Full name
Louise Sophie Mary
House Belgium
Father Prince Laurent of Belgium
Mother Claire Coombs

Princess Louise of Belgium (Louise Sophie Mary; born 6 February 2004[1] in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert) is the first child and only daughter of Prince Laurent and Princess Claire. She is currently 12th in the line of succession to the Belgian throne.


Styles of
Princess Louise of Belgium
State Coat of Arms of Belgium.svg
Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Madame

Princess Louise was born in 6 February 2004 at Saint-Luc University Hospital in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, She was named after her great-grandmothers: Marie Louise Sclifet, Luisa Gazelli dei Conti di Rossana, Astrid Sofia Lovisa Thyra of Sweden, and Olive Mary Harmer. She was christened on 4 September 2004, in Longfonds, La Hulpe, Belgium, the estate of Baron Jacques-Ernest Solvay de La Hulpe. Her godmothers are Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein and Baroness Marie-Claude Solvay.[2] There was no mention of who the godfather was, though some reports give the godfather to be Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi of Iran.[3]

Princess Louise attends the Lycee Francais, and previously attended a private school in Tervuren.[4]

On 2 June 2011, she received her first communion at Sainte-Catherine Bonlez, a district of Chaumont-Gistoux in the province of Walloon Brabant, with the royal family in attendance.[5]



  1. ^ "Birthdays". Belgian Monarchy.
  2. ^ "(French) Naissance de la princesse Louise de Belgique". Royalement Blog.
  3. ^ Kadivar, Darius. "ROYAL CURTSY: Crown Prince Reza Godfather to Belgium's Prince Prince Laurent's Daughter". Persian Realm.
  4. ^ "Controversy Over Prince Laurent Sending Daughter to French School". Archived from the original on 2013-07-28.
  5. ^ "Belgian Royal Family Gathers for Princess Louise's First Communion". Archived from the original on 2013-08-22.

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Princess Louise of Belgium (born 2004)
Born: 6 February 2004
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Laurent of Belgium
Line of succession to the Belgian throne
13th position
Succeeded by
Prince Nicolas of Belgium