King Albert will abdicate on 21st July.
With the Belgian Abdication just announced (and happening in just a few weeks’ time), we thought we’d give you 10 of the most need-to-know facts about the Belgian Monarchy.
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Regarding fact 3. The Act of Settlement of 1701 excluded Catholics or someone who marries a Catholic from being in the line of succession to the British Throne. Prince Philippe is Roman Catholic therefore, excluded.
Re: only country with two kings. What about Bhutan? Isn’t that in the same position (with one abdicated king and one ruling King?)
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