Princess Louise of Belgium (born 2004)

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Princess Louise
Born (2004-02-06) 6 February 2004 (age 16)
St-Luc University Hospital, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium
Full name
Louise Sophie Mary
FatherPrince Laurent of Belgium
MotherClaire Coombs

Princess Louise of Belgium (Louise Sophie Mary; born 6 February 2004[1] in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert) is the first child and only daughter of Prince Laurent and Princess Claire. She is currently 14th in the line of succession to the Belgian throne.


Styles of
Princess Louise of Belgium
Coat of arms of a Princess of Belgium.svg
Reference styleHer Royal Highness
Spoken styleYour Royal Highness

Princess Louise was born in 6 February 2004 at Saint-Luc University Hospital in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, She was named after her great-grandmothers: Marie Louise Sclifet, Luisa Gazelli dei Conti di Rossana, Astrid Sofia Lovisa Thyra of Sweden, and Olive Mary Harmer. She was christened on 4 September 2004, in Longfonds, La Hulpe, Belgium, the estate of Baron Jacques-Ernest Solvay de La Hulpe. Her godmothers are Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein and Baroness Marie-Claude Solvay. There was no mention of who the godfather was, though some reports give the godfather to be Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi of Iran.[2]

On 2 June 2011, she received her first communion at Sainte-Catherine Bonlez, a district of Chaumont-Gistoux in the province of Walloon Brabant, with the royal family in attendance.[citation needed]


Coat of arms of Princess Louise of Belgium
Coat of arms of a Princess of Belgium.svg
As a Princess of Belgium and a descendant of King Leopold I, the Princess is entitled to use a coat of arms which was stipulated in the Royal Decree of King Philippe in 2019.[3]
12 July 2019
Princely crown of Belgium
On a lozenge, sable, a lion rampant or, armed and langued gules (Belgium), on the shoulder an escutcheon barry of ten sable and or, a crancelin vert (Wettin), overall a bordure or.
Two lions guardant proper
French: L'union fait la force
Dutch: Eendracht maakt macht
German: Einigkeit macht stark
Other elements
The whole is placed on a mantle purpure with ermine lining, fringes and tassels or and ensigned with the Royal crown of Belgium.


  1. ^ "Birthdays". Belgian Monarchy.
  2. ^ Kadivar, Darius. "ROYAL CURTSY: Crown Prince Reza Godfather to Belgium's Prince Prince Laurent's Daughter". Persian Realm.
  3. ^ Philippe, Koning der Belgen (12 July 2019). "Koninklijk besluit houdende vaststelling van het wapen van het Koninklijk Huis en van zijn leden" (PDF). MONITEUR BELGE/ BELGISCH STAATSBLAD. Retrieved 24 July 2019.

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Princess Louise of Belgium (born 2004)
Born: 6 February 2004
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Laurent of Belgium
Line of succession to the Belgian throne
14th position
Succeeded by
Prince Nicolas of Belgium