Prince Philippe sworn in as the Seventh king of Belgium

Prince Philippe sworn in as the Seventh king of Belgium.

Prince Philippe was sworn-in as the new king of Belgium on July 21, 2013 after the abdication of his father Albert II due to his age and health.

53 Years old Philippe took his oath in Belgium’s three official languages – Dutch, French and German. The sworn in ceremony came after two-and-a-half weeks of abdication of 79 years old King Albert after being 20 years on the throne.

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