Saturday, March 19, 2016

BELGIUM ~The Royal Family ~

...card nr 2 showing members of our Royal Family greeting the people from the balcony of the Royal Palace in Brussels on  the country's national day...Thanks once more Johan for two great new special items!!
© Photo Belga/AFP, Thierry Charlier

King Albert II announced on 3 July 2013 that he would abdicate in favour of Philippe on 21 July 2013. Approximately one hour after King Albert II's abdication, Prince Philippe was sworn in as King of the Belgians.

Queen Fabiola  (lady with pink jacket) died on December 5, 2014.

Princess Eleonore (April 16, 2008)
(Issued 14-03-2014)

From a set of 5 stamps, four showing the children and the fifth stamp depicts a family portrait of King Philippe, Queen Mathilde and their four children. Value inside Belgium.

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