Born Dutch: Laurens Benedikt Boudewijn Maria, French: Laurent Benoît Baudouin Marie, on 19th October 1963 in Belvédère Castle in Laeken north of Brussels to Their Royal HIghnesses The Prince and Princess de Liège.
King Albert II of Belgium
Queen Paola of Belgium
Philippe, The King of The Belgians born on 15th April 1960 in the Belvédère Castle in Laeken north of Brussels
Princess Astrid of Belgium, The Archduchess of Austria-Este born 5th June 1962 at Belvédère Castle in Laeken north of Brussels.
He attended primary school at Collège Saint-Michel, Brussels a French speaking school.
He attended secondary school Dutch-speaking Zevenkerken abbey school, near Bruges, as a boarder.
He finished his secondary school studies at the Pius X College in Antwerp
He then trained at the Royal Cadets’ College in Laken, followed by academic training at the Royal Military College.
His engagement to Claire Combs was announced on 19th December 2002.
The couple married on 12th April 2003 in a civil ceremony in French, Dutch and German languages by Brussels Mayor Freddy Thielemans at the Brussels Town Hall and a religious ceremony by Godfried Danneels The Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels at the Cathedral of Saint Michel and Saint Gudule in Brussels. They have three children.
Princess Louise of Belgium born (Louise Sophie Mary) on 6th February 2004 at Saint-Luc University Hospital in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert.
Prince Nicolas of Belgium born (Nicolas Casimir Marie) on 13th December 2005 at Saint-Luc University Hospital in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert.
Prince Aymeric of Belgium born (Aymeric Auguste Marie) on 13th December 2005 at Saint-Luc University Hospital in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert.
19th October 1963 – Present; His Royal Highness Prince Laurent of Belgium.
Line of Succession
Philippe, The King of The Belgians
- Princess Elisabeth, The Duchess of Brabant
- Prince Gabriel of Belgium
- Prince Emmanuel of Belgium
- Princess Eléonore of Belgium
- Princess Astrid of Belgium, The Archduchess of Austria-Este
- Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este
- Archduchess Anna Astrid of Austria-Este
- Archduke Maximilian of Austria-Este
- Princess Maria Laura of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este
- Prince Joachim of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este
- Princess Luisa Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este
- Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este
- Prince Laurent of Belgium
- Princess Louise of Belgium
- Prince Nicolas of Belgium
- Prince Aymeric of Belgium