Christening of King Philippe of Belgium, 1960

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The Christening of Prince (now King) Philippe of Belgium, the eldest son of King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium, at the Church of Saint-Jacques-sur-Coudenberg in Brussels on this day in 1960, in a ceremony performed by Canon Dewill and presided over by his paternal grandfather, King Leopold III of Belgium, and maternal grandmother, Donna Luisa Ruffo di Calabria.


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