Philippe of Belgium

1960 - Today

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Philippe or Filip (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfi.lɪp], French pronunciation: ​[filip], Dutch: Filip Leopold Lodewijk Maria, French: Philippe Léopold Louis Marie, German: Philipp Leopold Ludwig Maria; born 15 April 1960) is King of the Belgians. He is the eldest child of King Albert II and Queen Paola. He succeeded his father upon the latter's abdication for health reasons on 21 July 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe of Belgium has received more than 2,434,497 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Philippe of Belgium is the 82nd most popular nobleman (up from 102nd in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 67th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belgian Nobleman.

Philippe of Belgium is most famous for being the current king of Belgium. He is also known for being the son of Albert II and the grandson of Leopold III.

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  • 72

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  • 11.31

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Among noblemen, Philippe of Belgium ranks 82 out of 843. Before him are Maria Alexandrovna, Ramesses XI, Gaius Caesar, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Pepin of Landen, and Ramesses IV. After him are Cleopatra of Macedon, Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France, Dmitry Donskoy, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, and William IX, Duke of Aquitaine.

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Among people born in 1960, Philippe of Belgium ranks 8Before him are Ayrton Senna, Naruhito, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tim Cook, Jo Nesbø, and Antonio Banderas. After him are Julianne Moore, Sean Penn, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Yulia Tymoshenko, and Joachim Löw.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philippe of Belgium ranks 60 out of 899. Before him are Pepin of Landen (585), Hugo van der Goes (1440), Carlota of Mexico (1840), Henri La Fontaine (1854), Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly (1559), and Jules Bordet (1870). After him are Léon Degrelle (1906), Jacob Jordaens (1593), Jan Baptist van Helmont (1580), John of Gaunt (1340), Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1864), and Hubert van Eyck (1366).

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