Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Royal Profile:Princess Eléonore of Belgium

Princess Eléonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie of Belgium was born 16 April 2008 as the youngest of King Philippe & Queen Mathilde's children {Source}. She has one older sister and two older brothers{Source}:
  • Princess Elisabeth, The Duchess of Brabant (2001)
  • Prince Gabriel (2003)
  • Prince Emmanuel (2005)
She was baptized on 14 June 2008, with the following as her godparents {Source}:
  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
  • Princess Claire of Belgium (patental aunt)
  • Count Sébastien von Westphalen zu Fürstenberg
She was named Eléonore because it was a name her parents liked that kept the tradition od El/el names in the family. Her middle names, Fabiola, Victoria, Anne, and Marie come from various relatives and close friends of the family- Fabiola for her great-aunt Queen Fabiola, Victoria for her godmother Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Anne for her maternal grandmother Countess Anna d'Udekem d'Acoz and Marie for her the second name of her maternal grandmother (and it's tradition in Catholic Royals after the Virgin Mary).

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