Prince Gabriel of Belgium

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Prince Gabriel
Born (2003-08-20) 20 August 2003 (age 20)
Erasmus Hospital, Anderlecht, Belgium
Full name
French: Gabriel Baudouin Charles Marie
Dutch: Gabriël Boudewijn Karel Maria
House Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Father King Philippe of Belgium
Mother Queen Mathilde of Belgium
Religion Roman Catholic
Styles of
Prince Gabriel of Belgium
Coat of Arms of a Prince of Belgium (Label).svg
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness

Prince Gabriel of Belgium (French: Gabriel Baudouin Charles Marie, Dutch: Gabriël Boudewijn Karel Maria; born 20 August 2003) is the first son and second child of King Philippe of Belgium and Queen consort Mathilde of Belgium. He is currently second in line to the throne of Belgium after his older sister Elisabeth.


Gabriel was born in the Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht, Brussels, on 20 August 2003. His older sister, Elisabeth, precedes him in the line of succession following the 1991 adoption of absolute primogeniture. Gabriel also has a younger brother, Prince Emmanuel, and a younger sister, Princess Eléonore.

His godparents are: his maternal uncle, Count Charles-Henri d'Udekem d'Acoz; and Baroness Maria Christina von Freyberg (paternal second cousin).

Titles and styles

Gabriel is styled as:"His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel of Belgium"


Arms of Prince Gabriel of Belgium
Coat of Arms of a Prince of Belgium (Label).svg
Gustaaf Janssens, Archivist of the Royal Palace, confirms that HRH Prince Gabriel's coat of arms as a Prince of Belgium consists of his grandfather King Albert II's coat of arms with a gold/yellow label of three points, minus the sceptres and Grand Collar of the Order of Leopold and the helm facing to the left [heraldic dexter].
Sable a lion rampant Or armed and langued Gules, differenced with a label of three points Or.
French : De sable au lion d'or, armé et lampassé de gueules, chargé d'un lambel d'or


Family of Prince Gabriel of Belgium
16. Albert I of Belgium
8. Leopold III of Belgium
17. Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria
4. Albert II of Belgium
18. Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland
9. Princess Astrid of Sweden
19. Princess Ingeborg of Denmark
2. Philippe of Belgium
20. Fulco VII Beniamino Tristano, Ruffo di Calabria
10. Fulco VIII, Prince of Ruffo di Calabria
21. Laura Mosselman du Chenoy
5. Donna Paola dei Principi Ruffo di Calabria
22. Augusto Gazelli, Conte di Rossana e di Sebastiano
11. Donna Luisa Gazelli dei Conti di Rossana e di Sebastiano
23. Donna Maria Cristina dei Conti Rignon
1. Prince Gabriel of Belgium
24. Baron Maximilien d'Udekem d'Acoz
12. Baron Charles d'Udekem d'Acoz
25. Maria van Eyll
6. Count Patrick d'Udekem d'Acoz
26. Jonkheer Clément van Outryve d'Ydewalle
13. Jonkvrouw Suzanne van Outryve d'Ydewalle
27. Jonkvrouw Madeleine de Thibault de Boesinghe
3. Countess Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz
28. Count Michel Komorowski
14. Count Léon-Michel Komorowski
29. Maria Zaborowska
7. Countess Anna Maria Komorowska
30. Prince Adam Zygmunt Sapieha
15. Princess Zofia Sapieha
31. Countess Teresa Sobanska

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Prince Gabriel of Belgium
Born: 20 August 2003
Lines of succession
Preceded by Line of succession to the Belgian throne
2nd position
Succeeded by
Prince Emmanuel of Belgium