Leopold II o Belgium
|Keeng o the Belgians|
|Ring||17 December 1865 – |
17 December 1909
|Sovereign o the Congo Free State|
|Reing||1 Julie 1885 – 15 November 1908|
|Born||9 Apryle 1835|
|Dee'd||17 December 1909 (aged 74)|
|Buirial||Kirk o Oor Lady o Laeken|
|Spouse||Marie Henriette o Austrick|
|Issue||Princess Louise o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha|
Prince Leopold, Duke o Brabant
Stéphanie, Croun Princess o Austrick
Clémentine, Princess Napoléon
|Hoose||Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha|
|Faither||Leopold I o Belgium|
|Mither||Louise o Orléans|
Leopold II (9 Aprile 1835 – 17 December 1909) wis the seicond Keeng o the Belgians, chiefly remembered for the foondin an exploitation o the Congo Free State as a private ventur. Even thouch he niver visitit the Congo Free State (an also Africae), it wis his personal property an he rulit as a dictator. He amassit a huge fortune throuch massive sclave labour which causit the deaths o millions o Congolese.
Issue with Queen Marie Henriette[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Princess Louise o Belgium (18 Februar 1858 – 1 Mairch 1924) mairit Prince Philipp o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha an haed issue.
- Prince Leopold o Belgium, Duke o Brabant (12 Juin 1859 – 22 Januar 1869) died young.
- Princess Stéphanie o Belgium (21 Mey 1864 – 23 August 1945) mairit Rudolf, Croun Prince o Austrick but haed nae issue.
- Princess Clémentine o Belgium (30 Julie 1872 – 8 Mairch 1955) mairit Victor Bonaparte, Prince Napoléon an haed issue.
Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 9 Aprile 1835 – 17 December 1865 His Ryal Highness The Duke o Brabant, Prince o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha. Duke in Saxony.
- 17 December 1865 – 17 December 1909 His Majesty The Keeng o The Belgians. Prince o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha, Duke in Saxony.