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King’s Day celebrated in Belgium

Since 1866 the November 15 has been marked by celebrations in honour of the Belgian monarch. Initially, it was called ‘Day of the Dynasty’ or ‘Feast of the Dynasty’.


Since its founding in 1831, Belgium has been a hereditary monarchy. The King has a role as arbitrator and guardian of the unity and independence of the country. King Albert II, King of the Belgians was sworn in on August 9, 1993 as sixth King of the Belgians.


Reigning King Albert II is the son of King Leopold III and Queen Astrid. He is the grandson of King Albert I and of Queen Elisabeth. At birth, King Albert was given the title of ‘Prince of Liège’.

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