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Belgian Prime Minister calls Princess Elisabeth "the symbol of a new generation"

The new Prime Minister of Belgium praised Princess Elisabeth in her King’s Day speech, calling her the symbol of a new generation. Sophie Wilmès, who was only recently named the first female Prime Minister in Belgium’s history, said that Princess Elisabeth represents how anyone, regardless of gender or race, can achieve where they were once limited, noting that the Princess is the first…
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King Philippe takes photo for Princess Elisabeth's stamp

He may be King of the Belgians, but his most important job is that of a father. King Philippe got behind the lens to take the photo for her 18th birthday stamp due to be released later this month. In a press release from Bpost, they explained that the celebratory stamp for the future Queen of the Belgians coming of age, “Princess Elisabeth is the first in line for the succession to the…
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The Duchess of Brabant will not receive an allowance upon her 18th birthday

The heiress to the Belgian throne, Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant will turn 18 in October, and from that moment on, she has the right to an official allowance. However, it has been announced that this allowance will not be given until the Duchess of Brabant is ready to take on royal duties. This will leave the Duchess of Brabant free to continue her studies. She is currently attending the…
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Belgian Royal Family hosts Christmas concert

The Belgian Royal family has hosted their annual Christmas concert this afternoon. The Royal Family organises the event annually to thank their staff. King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, their four children, King Albert, Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz have attended the annual…
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Princess Elisabeth heads to Wales for college

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant headed off to Wales to begin college yesterday at the United World College (UWC) Atlantic College in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Belgian Royal Palace posted two images of the future Queen of the Belgians on their Twitter…
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As King Philippe celebrates five years on the throne, new photos released to mark occasion

King Philippe of the Belgians celebrates five years on the Belgian throne today. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Palace has released four new official photographs of the King, Queen and their four children: Princess Elisabeth (16), Prince Gabriel (14), Prince Emmanuel (12) and Princess Eléonore (10). The images were released at the earlier this week on 18 July ahead of the anniversary. One…
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