Leopold III

Leopold III of Belgium
Leopold III Monogram

Reign: Incumbent

Predecessor: Albert I

House: House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Full Name:  Léopold Philippe Charles Albert Meinrad Hubert Marie Miguel

Consort:  -

Father: Albert I of Belgium

Mother: Elisabeth of Bavaria

Born: November 3, 1901, Brussels, Belgium

Leopold III was born in Brussels as Prince Leopold of Belgium, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and succeeded to the throne of Belgium on 23 February 1934 following the death of his father, King Albert I. He was invested as the 1,154th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1923, the 355th Grand Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword in 1927 and the 833rd Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1935.