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Queen Mathilde wishes for a private life for her daughter

Queen Mathilde of Belgium has wrapped up her five-day visit to Mozambique. At the end of her tour, she spoke to the press that had travelled with her on the trip. There, she talked about her wish for a normal, private life for her oldest daughter, the Duchess of Brabant. Her Majesty, the Queen of the Belgians, brought a five-day visit to Mozambique as Special Advocate for the Sustainable…
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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&#8221…
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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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Belgium's Queen Mathilde reads stories to babies to support childhood literacy

Once upon a time, there was a queen who tried to help children live happily ever after – by encouraging them to read. And this isn’t the stuff of fairytales. Queen Mathilde of the Belgians spent a day telling stories to babies and toddlers as she gave her backing to a literacy scheme focused on helping the very youngest to read. Mathilde visited a nursery in Boutersem in the province…
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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde discover Lisbon on state visit to Portugal

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium have kicked off their state visit to Portugal. The pair will discover Lisbon and Porto during a three-day state visit. It is already the 8th state visit that Philippe has undertaken as King of the Belgians. Early on Monday morning, the King and Queen received an official farewell of the Belgian military troops at the airport of Melsbroek, Brussels. The…
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In pictures: Mass held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of King Baudouin's death

This morning the royal families of Belgium, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein got together to attend a mass commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of King Baudouin of the Belgians. Even though many royals were present, some important family members notably absent. This morning, a special mass was organised to commemorate King Baudouin of the Belgians. The fifth King of Belgium died…
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