Laurent of Belgium

Laurent Benoît Baudouin Marie, Prince of Belgium.

Son of Albert II King of the Belgians (1934) and Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria (1937).

Born: Château de Belvédère near Laeken, Belgium 19. Oct 1963

Godparents: Don Bettino Ricasoli (maternal uncle by marriage) and Duchesse Sophie d’Arenberg, née Princess of Bavaria

Married: Cathédrale Saints-Michel-et-Gudule, Brussels 12. Apr 2003 Claire Coombs (1974), daughter of Nicholas Coombs and Nicole Mertens.


Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten I, Vol XIX, Starke Verlag 2011;