HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRINCESS ÉLISABETH, DUCHESS OF BRABANT | 25 October 2001
“Even today, lives are shattered by war. Fathers, mothers and children are suffering or are separated. But their misfortune also teach us about courage and dignity. The willpower in their eyes invites us to take a stand for a better world of justice and peace.It comes to us, the youth, to keep our torches high and, like today, form a light front.”
The Queen of the Belgians & The Duchess of Brabant arrive at the wedding of Prince Amedeo of Belgium & Elisabetta Maria Rosboch von Wolkenstein at the Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere in Rome, Italy on 5 July 2014
Princess Élisabeth, Duchess of Brabant’s lovely, nervous smile after having finished the speech written and read aloud by herself at the World War I commemoration in Ploegsteert, Belgium, on 17 October 2014.