Albert I of Belgium

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Albert I
Albert I Koning der Belgen.jpg
Third King of the Belgians
Reign 23 December 1909 – 17 February 1934
Predecessor Leopold II
Successor Leopold III
Born (1875-04-08)8 April 1875
Brussels, Belgium
Died 17 February 1934(1934-02-17) (aged 58)
Marche-les-Dames, Belgium
Spouse Elisabeth of Bavaria
Issue King Leopold III of the Belgians
Prince Charles, Count of Flanders
Marie-José, Queen of Italy
House House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Father Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
Mother Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Religion Roman Catholicism

Albert I (April 8, 1875 – February 17, 1934) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1909 to 1934. This was an eventful period in the history of Belgium. It included the period of World War I (1914-1918).[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Carlo Bronne. Albert 1er: le roi sans terre.
  2. Evelyn Graham. Albert, King of the Belgians.