princess elisabeth of belgium

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The Future Queens of Europe :

1. Princess Elisabeth Theresia Maria Helena. Duchess of Brabant.

Born: 25 October 2001. First in line of succession to her father, King Philippe of Belgium

2. Princess Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria. Princess of Orange.  

Born: 7 December 2003. Heiress apparent after her father, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.

3. Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway. 

Born: 21 January 2004. Second in line to succession after her father Crown Prince Haakon of Norway.  

4. Princess Leonor de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz. Princesa de Asturias  

Born: 31 October 2005. First line of succession to her father, King Felipe VI of Spain. 

5. Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary. Duchess of Östergötland. 

Born: 23 February 2012. Second in line of succession after her mother, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. 

So the Belgians got a new King this weekend, and King Philippe brought with him four blonde princes and princesses. The girl not awkwardly squinting like an amateur is now the first in line to the Belgian throne, a job which I assume requires little more than attending operas and cracking champagne bottles over cruise ships. (I would be so good at that job.)

I like Princess Elisabeth’s strong, confident wave, her bold red outfit, and the political nothingness that comes from being the Future Queen of the Belgians. I have no problems with her, and I wish her well.

This will be the only royal news for the week.

Just kidding. The Duchess of Cambridge is in labor. I have to cover that mess.

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Gathering in Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Early 1910s

*1.- Crownprincess Marie of Romania, Princess Henriette, Duchesse d´Vendome and Princess Josephine of Hohenzollern Sigmaringen (both neé Princess of Belgium)

*2.-Princess Elisabeth of Romania (later Queen of Greece) with cousin Augusta Viktoria of Hohenzollern Sigmaringen (later Queen of Portugal) and uncle, Prince Wilhelm of Hohenzollern Sigmaringen

*3.-Prince Karl of Hohenzollern Sigmaringen (right) fooling around with brother, Crownprince Ferdinand of Romania.

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The Belgian Royal Family and Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg during the exchange of peace at Queen Fabiola of Belgium’s funeral on 12 December 2014.

Prince Gabriël of Belgium holding his younger sister Princess Eléonore’s hand during the funeral service of Queen Fabiola on 12 December 2014.

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2014 ROYAL HIGHLIGHTS || Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, was married to Elisabetta Maria “Lili” Rosboch von Wolkenstein in Basilica Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome on 5 July 2014

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Heirs to the Throne: Current heirs to various thrones across the world

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales - Future King of the United Kingdom

Crown Prince Haakon - Future King of Norway

Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange - Future Queen of the Netherlands

Crown Princess Victoria - Future Queen of Sweden

Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant - Future Queen of Belgium

Felipe, Prince of Asturias - Future King of Spain

Crown Prince Naruhito - Future Emperor of Japan

Crown Prince Frederik - Future King of Denmark

Prince Moulay Hassan - Future King of Morocco

Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah - Future King of Jordan