Albert II
(1934- )
   Albert Felix Humbert Theodore Christian Eugene Marie is the sixth king of the Belgians. He was born in Brussels on 6 June 1934, the younger son of King Leopold III and Queen Astrid. Albert married Princess Paola Ruffo di Calabria of Italy on 2 July 1959. They resided in the Belvedere palace on the royal grounds at Laeken. Albert succeeded to the throne on 31 July 1993 following the death of King Baldwin I. Albert and Paola have three children: Philippe (15 April 1960), Astrid (8 June 1962), and Laurent (19 October 1963).
   One-half of the boulevard Émile Jacqmain has been renamed the boulevard Albert II, the first time a living monarch has been so honored.

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  • Albert II — may refer to:* Albert II, Margrave of Meissen (1240 1314), Margrave of Meissen * Albert II, Count of Gorizia (d. 1304), third Count of Gorizia * Albert II of Austria (1298 ndash;1358), Duke of Austria * Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg (1318 1379) …   Wikipedia

  • Albert II. — Albert II. ist der Name folgender Personen: Albert II. (Namur) († um 1063), Graf von Namur Albert II. (Belgien) (* 1934), König der Belgier Albert II. (Monaco) (* 1958), Fürst von Monaco Albert II. Krummendiek (* 1417 oder 1418; † 1489), Bischof… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Albert II —     Albert II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Albert II     (Albrecht II.)     Eighteenth Archbishop of Magdeburg in Saxony, date of birth unknown; d. 1232. He was the son of Gunther III, Count of Kevernburg, and began his studies at Hildesheim,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Albert II — (né en 1934) roi des Belges dep. 1993. Il succéda à son frère aîné Baudouin Ier, décédé. En 1959, il avait épousé Paola Ruffo di Calabria (née en 1937). GRANDE BRETAGNE Albert (1819 1861) prince de Saxe Cobourg Gotha, époux (1840) de la reine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Albert II —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents souverains partageant un même nom. Le nom d Albert II a été porté par plusieurs souverains : Albert II, comte de Namur (1018? 1063) Albert II, duc de Brunswick Lunebourg (1279 1318)… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Albert II — 1397 1439, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1438 39. * * * ▪ 2006  On April 6, 2005, His Most Serene Highness Albert, hereditary prince of Monaco and marquis of Baux, ascended to the throne of the tiny Mediterranean… …   Universalium

  • Albert II — /ˈælbət/ (say albuht) noun 1. born 1934, king of Belgium 1993–2013. 2. (Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre de Grimaldi, Prince of Monaco), born 1958, reigning prince of Monaco since 2005 …   Australian English dictionary

  • ALBERT II —    a successor, who got three crowns Hungary, Bohemia, and the Imperial in one year, and we hope a fourth, says the old historian, which was a heavenly and eternal one, for he died the next year, 1439 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Albert II — n. big born 1934, king of Belgium since 1993 …   From formal English to slang

  • Albert II — 1397 1439, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1438 39 …   Useful english dictionary

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