Leopold II o Belgium

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Leopold II
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Keeng o the Belgians
Ring 17 December 1865 –
17 December 1909
Predecessor Leopold I
Successor Albert I
Sovereign o the Congo Free State
Reing 1 Julie 1885 – 15 November 1908
Born 9 Apryle 1835(1835-04-09)
Brussels, Belgium
Dee'd 17 December 1909(1909-12-17) (aged 74)
Laeken, Belgium
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
Full name
Dutch: Leopold Lodewijk Filips Maria Victor
French: Léopold Louis Philippe Marie Victor
Hoose Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Faither Leopold I o Belgium
Mither Louise o Orléans
Releegion Roman Catholic

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.

Titles 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.