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  Albert II of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Albert II, King of the Belgians (Albert Félix Humbert Théodore Chrétien Eugène Marie), (born June 6, 1934), is the current King of the Belgians and a constitutional monarch.
Prince Albert was sent to the Swiss private school Institut Le Rosey for his pre-university education.
Archduchess Maria Laura of Austria-Este, Princess of Belgium
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 Albert II (of Belgium) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Albert II (of Belgium) (1934- ), king of the Belgians, (1993- ).
Leopold II (of Belgium) (1835-1909), king of the Belgians (1865-1909).
Albert I (of Belgium) (1875-1934), king of the Belgians (1909-1934), nephew of King Leopold II.
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 Albert :: A
Albert II of Austria (1298 - 1358), Duke of Austria
Albert III of Austria, Duke of Austria 1365 - 1395
Albert, Duke of Saxony (1443 - 1500) Duke of Saxony
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 Belgian euro coins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Also part of the design by Jan Alfons Keustermans are the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint.
Effigy and monogram of King Albert II of Belgium
Albert II of Belgium and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg,
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 Albert
Albert II of Austria (1298-1358), Duke of Austria
Albert VI of Austria, Duke of Austria (ruler of Inner Austria) 1446-1463
Albert, Duke of Saxony (1443-1500) Duke of Saxony
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 Belgium - Gurupedia
Consequently, Belgium is one of Europe's true melting pots with Celtic, Roman, Germanic cultures having made an imprint, and later on in history, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Austrian influences.
After Napoleon's demise, in 1815, Belgium was reunited with the northern provinces in the United Kingdom of the Netherlands until the Belgian Revolution in 1830, which established an independent Belgian state.
In Belgium Roman Catholicism is the majority religion, accounting for between 75% and 80% of the population, although nowadays only about 10% to 20% of the population regularly goes to church.
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 HELLO! Profiles
And following the invasion of Belgium in 1940, the young royal spent nearly a decade on the move — the family was deported to Germany during WWII — before eventually completing his studies in Geneva.
Albert first laid eyes on his future bride, Paola Ruffo di Calabria, an Italian aristocrat with royal connections, at Pope John XXIII's enthronement ceremony when he was awed by her beauty.
When their father was forced to abdicate as a result of his controversial relations with the Germans during the occupation of Belgium, King Baudouin was instrumental in restoring his subjects' faith in the monarchy.
www.hellomagazine.com /profiles/kingalbert   (457 words)

  
 boys clothing: Belgian royalty--Albert II
King Albert II, who assumed the title "Prince of Liège" at birth, is the son of King Leopold III and Queen Astrid, born Princess of Sweden, and the grandson of King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth.
Albert's father was Leopold III who like his father, who died tragically, became king only a few years before a great nation a tragedy--invasion and occupation by the Germans.
King Albert II was born in Brussels at the Château du Stuyvenberg on June 6, 1934.
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 Albert II
Albert II is the name of several historical people:
Albert II of Belgium (1934 -) sixth king of Belgium
This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that just points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
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 EMBASSY OF GREECE: PRESS OFFICE - News Flash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Visiting Belgian King Albert II met with Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis on Wednesday, the second day of his official stay in Greece, with talks focusing mostly on Europe's future prospects.
Earlier, Albert was awarded to Golden Key to the City of Athens by Mayor Dimitris Avramopoulos, while he also met separately with main opposition New Democracy leader Costas Karamanlis and Communist Party of Greece (KKE) secretary general Aleka Papariga.
Finally, Albert and his wife, Queen Paola, also toured the Athens Archaeological Museum before the Belgian king laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of Greece's Parliament building.
www.greekembassy.org /press/newsflash/2001/June/nflash0621a.html   (220 words)

  
 Fleur de Coin - Buy the Belgian euro coins
Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II.
It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU.
Belgian euro coins feature only a single design for all eight coins: the portrait or effigy of King Albert II of Belgium and his royal monogram.
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 Albert II, king of the Belgians
Albert II Albert II, 1934–;, king of the Belgians (1993–;), the younger son of
The Ghost of Leopold II: The Belgian Royal Museum of Central Africa and its dusty colonialist exhibition.
The foundation of Belgium: Philip Mansel recalls the creation of the kingdom of Belgium in 1831, in a successful act of co-operation......
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 NationMaster - Statistics on Belgium. 2114 facts and figures, stats and information on Belgian economy, crime, people, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
FACTOID # 90: People in Germany, Belgium, Hungary and Sweden have to pay almost half their salaries in tax.
Belgium in 1792 and North Italy, to illustrate the Campaigns of Napoleon
People in Germany, Belgium, Hungary and Sweden have to pay up almost half their salaries to taxes.
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 King Abdullah II Official Website - News
King Abdullah and King Albert also outlined efforts being exerted by Belgium and the European Union to revive the peace process in the Middle East with a view to establish peace, security and stability in the region.
The two leaders stressed the important role of the EU and the Quartet Committee in pushing the peace process, supporting the new Palestinian leadership, and in encouraging the Palestinians and Israelis to implement the roadmap.
In addition, King Abdullah and King Albert reviewed latest development in the Iraqi lands, particularly the Iraqi Interim Government's efforts to hold elections as well as the regional and international efforts which aim at rebuilding Iraq.
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 His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium awards DMCC CEO honorary knighthood | DMCC
Tawfique Abdullah has been very supportive of Belgium's efforts to boost trade with Dubai in particular, and it is fantastic to witness the emirate's growth as a leading commercial light for the region.
The process, a global certification scheme for rough diamonds, aims to stem the flow of rough diamonds from rebel-held conflict areas, and was devised to address humanitarian concerns surrounding the trade in these goods.
With the UAE actively endorsing this process, the interests of major diamond industry participants such as Belgium are now safeguarded, a huge bonus for any diamond-trading nation.
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 ~Diamond World~ Diamond Education Conflict Diamonds~
Antwerp - H.M. King Albert II of Belgium granted Eli Izhakoff the title of «Officer of the Order of King Leopold».
"My country Belgium, which has a voluntaristic policy towards Africa, is a pioneer in the struggle against conflict diamonds.
We attempt to contribute to the resolution of conflicts with the aim of restoring peace and development." the Minister further reminded.
www.diamondworld.be /conflict-diamonds-news-17.htm   (425 words)

  
 Belgium: King Albert II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Belgium: King Albert II King Albert II Issue Date: March 28, 2005
King Albert II What is Available for you to Order
Pricing for stamps and other items listed above which are purchased on an individual order basis are 40% more than the equivalent face value in foreign currency, and will be adjusted on the date of shipment based on the US$ equivalent to the foreign currency concerned.
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 Albert I (of Belgium) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Albert I (of Belgium) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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 WHO | Belgium
On 3 October 2002, the global launch of the World report on violence and health took place in Brussels in the presence of His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium at the Egmont Palace.
The report reviews Belgian data and knowledge about youth violence, child abuse and neglect, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, and suicide.
The final chapter is devoted to the public health structure for the prevention of violence currently in place in Belgium.
who.int /violence_injury_prevention/violence/national_activities/bel/en   (167 words)

  
 BBC News | Europe | Belgium's royal sex scandal
The scandal surrounding King Albert (left) has rocked the royal family
Revelations that Belgium's King Albert II may have a 31-year-old illegitimate daughter have created a stir - but more because of the intrusion into the royal family's life by the typically-discreet media, than the king's alleged adultery.
For the first time in our history, the Belgian media have looked through the keyhole of the royal palace," wrote one newspaper editor, almost apologising for the three pages of detailed articles on the allegations.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/482456.stm   (423 words)

  
 The scandal of U.S.Preident Bush into Europe- Belgium : Ovl IMC
Dear Sir Bush and Madam Condoleeza, after yours first visit on Europe with relation to the International European’s Policy have You Bush one new scandal created and spread on the whole world and so maybe Yours reputation be at stake as President of the United States.
Ambassy Of United States (Brussels Tom Korologos), Royal House Belgium and prime minister Verhofstadt, for inform also Court of the Human Rights (Strassbourg —France) & White House (Washington).
Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere.
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 Category:Belgian royalty - Wikimedia Commons
The Belgian Royal House was founded by Leopold I of Saxen-Coburg-Gotha.
The head of the Royal Family is Albert II, King of the Belgians since 1993.
This page was last modified 19:01, 2 July 2006.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Category:Belgian_royalty   (172 words)

  
 A royal visit for the RMCA — Metafro Infosys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
On June 23rd 2004 His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium visited the Royal Museum for Central Africa.
The King visited the temporary and permanent exhibitions and participated in a work meeting.
At the end of his visit the King met the researchers and staff of the RMCA at a reception.
www.metafro.be /newsfolder/royal   (159 words)

  
 NATO Media Library: Visit Albert II, Belgium - 3/21/97   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
NATO Media Library: Visit Albert II, Belgium - 3/21/97
Official visit to NATO by His Majesty Albert II, King of the Belgians.
Secretary General Solano welcoming His Majesty Albert II in his speech to the NATO Coucil.
www.nato.int /structur/medialib/database/caption/t00705.htm   (37 words)

  
 News from Austria, No. 20/97   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium paid a state visit to Austria between October 7 and 9.
This will mean free movement between Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
The decision on the abolition of border controls was taken in Vienna on October 7.
www.austria.org /news/31.html   (2471 words)

  
 News in English, living in, moving to, working in Europe - Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain
News in English, living in, moving to, working in Europe - Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain
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