Belgium

Queen Mathilde goes solo for a time in South Korea

From 24 March to 28 March, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were on a state visit to South Korea. While they had a busy schedule together on the first two days of the tour, they had a separate agenda for most of their third day in the country. Queen Mathilde’s programme focused on sustainable development. She first attended the ‘Innovative solutions for the circular economy, sustainable…
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Belgian royals attend memorial Mass for deceased family members

Most of the Belgian royal family was present in Laeken yesterday for the annual memorial Mass for deceased family members. The service took place in the Church of Our Lady of Laeken which also houses the royal family vault. The church was built in memory of Queen Louise-Marie (born of Orléans), the second wife of King Leopold I. He had previously been married to Princess Charlotte of Wales…
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Belgian people "very dissapointed" in King Albert II

The Belgians have expressed their disappointment, sadness and even anger over yesterday’s news that former King Albert refuses, once again, to recognise his alleged daughter, Delphine Boël. The once well-respected King of the Belgians is no longer the popular King he once was. Yesterday news broke that King Albert of the Belgians refuses once again to give a DNA sample to determine the…
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Queen Mathilde begins 2019 duties in Paris

Queen Mathilde of Belgium began her 2019 duties in Paris, France, yesterday. Her Majesty was in the French capital to visit the “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). Le maître de L’énigme” (or “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). The master of the enigma” in English) exhibit at the Petit Palais. The Queen of Belgians attended as the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium worked…
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