Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz

Prinzessin Mathilde und Prinz Philippe von Belgien
princess Mathilde and prince Philippe of Belgium

Mathilde Marie Christine Ghislaine d'Udekem d'Acoz (* 20. January 1973 in Ukkel) is married princess of Belgium and with Crown Prince Philipp of Belgium.

One bore the aristocracies to 20. January 1973 in Ukkel as a daughter of count and countess Patrick d'Udekem d'Acoz. After it the primary school in Bastogne visited and de la Vierge Fidèle in Brussels had made its Abitur at Institut, she studied from 1991 to 1994 in Brussels at Institut Libre Marie Haps. From 1995 to 1999 it had in the Belgian capital its own practice and was there as log Grandpa DIN active; besides it studied laude at the catholic University of lion psychology and made there for 2002 its psychology diploma cum.

In the time of its psychology study Mathilde became acquainted with with a tennis play its future married man, Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium. In the following three years the relationship of the public was opposite well kept secret so that with the 1999 announced engagement the speech was from an arranged marriage.

To 4. Decembers 1999 married Mathilde and Philippe in the last royal wedding 20. Century. By its grinding Mathilde received the title princess from Belgium.

To 25. October 2001 was born the first daughter of the pair of princes , Elizabeth Thérèse Marie Hélène, in other, which will be a daily the first Belgian queen. Scarcely two years later, to 20. August 2003, seen Gabriel Baudouin Charles Marie in other-thirst one the light of the world. To 4. October 2005 was born Emmanuel Leopold Guillaume François Marie as a third child of Mathilde and Philippe in Brussels.

Mathilde speaks flowing English, French, Italian and Netherlands. She loves music (even piano plays), literature and sport.

The princess engages itself particularly for children and the patronage for different projects took over. 2000 were created the “princess Mathilde fund”, which selects projects, which sat down to the goal, socially disadvantaged humans and weak ones to support.

see also

family tree of the Wettiner, list of the Belgian regents

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