Person:Leopold I of Belgium (1)

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Leopold I of Belgium
b.16 Dec 1790
d.10 Dec 1865
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Name Leopold I of Belgium
Gender Male
Birth[1] 16 Dec 1790
Marriage 9 Aug 1832 to Louise d'Orléans
Death[1] 10 Dec 1865


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Leopold I (Léopold Georges Chrétien Frédéric; ; 16 December 1790 – 10 December 1865) was from 21 July 1831 the first King of the Belgians, following Belgium's independence from the Netherlands. He was the founder of the Belgian line of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. His children included Leopold II of Belgium and Carlota of Mexico, Empress-Consort of Maximilian I of Mexico. He was a maternal uncle and adviser of Queen Victoria.

He was born in Coburg and died in Laeken. By birth, he was a Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, later a Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke of Saxony.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Leopold I of Belgium, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).