Laurent, Prince of Belgium

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Laurent, Prince of Belgium Gender: M
Laurent Benoît Baudouin Marie
born on 19 October 1963 at 11:20 (= 11:20 AM )
Place Laeken, Belgium, 50n53, 4e21
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: De Marre
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 25°19' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 16°06 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 08°49'

Prince of Belgium Laurent
photo: Andries Colman (user Hendrik007), license gfdl


Belgian royalty, the third and youngest child of King Albert II and Queen Paola. His siblings are Philippe and Astrid. He received his secondary education in Antwerp prior to beginning military training in 1980 at the Royal Cadet High School in Laeken. He attended the Royal Military Academy during the mid-1980s. A skilled helicopter pilot and combat diver, the Prince eventually reached Commander status with the Navy. He undertook further education in the United States, specializing in environment issues.

Laurent helped establish Belgium’s Royal Institute for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in 1994, and one year later he became president of the Prince Laurent Foundation for the Welfare of Domestic and Wild Animals. Reflecting his enduring passion for the environment, the Prince became an ambassador for Future Harvest, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., in 2001. Forward-looking in his approach, he is a dedicated advocate for sustainable management of the environment. He married Claire Coombs in Brussels on April 12, 2003 at 10:07 AM in a civil ceremony followed by a religious ceremony at 11:58 AM. Coombs is a British-born land surveyor born, according to news reports on January 18, 1974 in Bath, England. They have been engaged since December 19, 2002. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, Louise Sophie Mary, on February 6, 2004 in Brussels.

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  • Social : Begin a program of study 1980 (Began military training)
  • Work : Start Business 1994 (Helped start the Royal Insititue for the Sustainable Mngmt. of Natural Resources)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 2001 (Ambassador for Future Harvest)
  • Relationship : Marriage 12 April 2003 at 10:07 AM in Brussels, Belgium (married Claire Coombs)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 6 February 2004 (birth of first child, daughter Louise Sophie Mary)
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Source Notes

Luc de Marre quotes B.C.


  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Third of three)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Combat diver, helicopter pilot)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (President - Prince Laurent Foundation)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Commander - Navy)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Belgium)