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Belgium

Royaume de Belgique-Koninkrijk België
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Leopold III, born November 3, 1901, son of the late King Albeit (died February 17, 1934), and of Princess Elizabeth of Bavaria; succeeded his father, February 23, 1934; married (1) on November 4, 1926, to Princess Astrid of Sweden, died August 29, 1935, and (2) on September 11, 1941, to Mlle. Mary Lilian Baels, who renounced the title and rank of Queen and bears the title of Princess de Réthy.

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Books of Reference

Belgium.: Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Belgium.: 1. Official Publications

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Belgian Congo.: Congo Belge.: Books of Reference concerning the Belgian Congo.: 1. Official

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