Leopold I, roi des Belges (King of the Belgians)

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Leopold I George Christian Frederick of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Wettin, Ernestiner), King of the Belgians

German: Leopold I Georg Christian Friedrich von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (Wettin, Ernestiner), König der Belgier, French: Leopold I Georges Christian Frédéric de Saxe-Cobourg et Gotha (Wettin, Ernestiner), Roi des Belges
Birthplace: Coburg, Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld, Deutschland (HRR)
Death: Died in Bruxelles, Belgique
Place of Burial: Laeken, Bruxelles, Belgique
Immediate Family:

Son of Franz Friedrich Anton von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld, Herzog and Princess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf
Husband of Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales and Princess Louise d'Orléans, Queen consort of the Belgians
Partner of Arcadie Arcadie-Eugenie Claret de Viescourt and Karoline Bauer
Father of Stillborn Son von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld, Herzog, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland; Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium; Leopold II, roi des Belges, koning der Belgen; Philippe de Belgique, graaf van Vlaanderen; Marie Charlotte Amélie Augustine Victoire Clémentine Léopoldine de Belgique, Emperatriz consorte de México and 2 others
Brother of Sophie Friedrika Caroline Luise von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld, Gräfin von Mensdorff-Pouilly; Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld; Grand Duchess Anna Fyodorovna of Russia; Unnamed Son von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld, Prinz; Duke Ernst I of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and 6 others

Occupation: King of Belgium 1831-1865, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony, King of Belgium
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Leopold I, roi des Belges (King of the Belgians)

  • Name/title:Leopold Georg Christian Friederck, Prince(Prinz) of Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld,
  • Prince of Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha,
  • Duke(Herzog) of Sachsen 16 December 1790
  • First King of the Belgians. 21 July 1831
  • Founder of the Belgian line of the House of Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha.
  • His children included Leopold II of Belgium and Empress Carlota of Mexico


Predecessor: None, First king of Belgium Successor: Leopold II

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Leopold I, roi des Belges (King of the Belgians)'s Timeline

December 16, 1790
Coburg, Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld, Deutschland (HRR)
November 5, 1817
Age 26
Forres, Moray, UK
Age 40
Age 40
July 24, 1833
Age 42
Laeken, Bruxelles, Belgique
April 9, 1835
Age 44
Bruxelles, Belgique
March 24, 1837
Age 46
Laeken, Bruxelles, Belgique
June 7, 1840
Age 49
Brussels, Brussels, Belgium