Royal Birthday: Queen Matilde of Belgium

Mathilde, Queen of the Belgians, celebrates her 46th birthday on Sunday, 20 January 2019, with a new photo released to mark this special occasion. Childhood Mathilde was born in Uccle in Belgium in 1973, the eldest daughter of Count Patrick d'Udekem d’coz and Countess Anna Maria Komorowka. She has three younger sisters, Marie-Alix, Elisabeth, Hélène…

Philippe, King of the Belgians 5th Anniversary on Throne

King Philippe celebrates his 5th Anniversary as monarch in Belgium on 21 July 2018. He was sworn in about one hour later following his father's abdication for health reasons. He took the constitutional oath before the combined chambers of parliament during his enthronement on 21 July 2013, as the 7th King of the Belgians. The…