Albert II of Belgium

1934 - Today

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Albert II (born 6 June 1934) is a member of the Belgian royal family who reigned as King of the Belgians from 9 August 1993 to 21 July 2013. Albert II is the son of King Leopold III and the last living child of Queen Astrid, born a princess of Sweden. He is the younger brother of the late Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg and King Baudouin, whom he succeeded upon Baudouin's death in 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert II of Belgium has received more than 2,143,348 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Albert II of Belgium is the 420th most popular politician (up from 436th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 17th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Politician.

Albert II of Belgium is most famous for being the current King of Belgium. He is the eldest son of King Albert I and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium.

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Among politicians, Albert II of Belgium ranks 420 out of 15,577Before him are Yongle Emperor, Oleg of Novgorod, José Mujica, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, George II of Great Britain, and Severus Alexander. After him are Henry the Fowler, Charles I of England, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Jeongjo of Joseon, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Rurik.

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Among people born in 1934, Albert II of Belgium ranks 7Before him are Yuri Gagarin, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Charles Manson, Maggie Smith, and Leonard Cohen. After him are Giorgio Armani, Judi Dench, Carl Sagan, Gene Cernan, Leonid Kravchuk, and Nana Mouskouri.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Albert II of Belgium ranks 16 out of 1,019Before him are Gerardus Mercator (1512), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908), Philip I of Castile (1478), Anthony van Dyck (1599), and Orlande de Lassus (1534). After him are Mary of Burgundy (1457), Ursula von der Leyen (1958), Rogier van der Weyden (1390), Frans Hals (1582), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), and Georges Simenon (1903).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Albert II of Belgium ranks 6Before him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500), Pepin the Short (715), Clovis I (466), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), and Philip I of Castile (1478). After him are Mary of Burgundy (1457), Ursula von der Leyen (1958), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Albert I of Belgium (1875), and Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697).