Lilian Baels

Born Mary Lilian Henriette Lucie Joséphine Ghislaine Baels; known as Princess de Rhéty after her marriage, an unofficial title granted by her husband. The civil marriage also automatically made her a Princess of Belgium.

Daughter of Henri Baels and Anne Marie de Visscher

Born: London 28. Nov 1918

Married: Laeken Palace (rel.) 11. Sep and (civ.) 6. Dec 1941 Léopold III King of the Belgians (1901-1983), son of Albert I King of the Belgians (1875-1934) and Elisabeth Duchess in Bavaria (1876-1965).

Issue [not in line of succession to the Belgian throne]:

Died: Waterloo 7. Jun 2002

Buried: Église Notre-Dame de Laeken, Brussels

Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten I, Vol XVII, Starke Verlag 2004; Georges Dufoux ”Les Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha. Une dynastie mythique”, Fontainbleau 2000