Von Eppinghoven, Georges-Frédéric

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von Eppinghoven, Georges-Frédéric Gender: M
Georges Frédéric Ferdinand Henri Meyer
born on 14 November 1849 at 08:15 (= 08:15 AM )
Place Liège, Belgium, 50n38, 5e34
Timezone LMT m5e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 21°53' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 15°35 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 01°56'


Belgian noted family member, an illegitimate son of Leopold I of Belgium and his mistress Arcadia Meyer (née Claret). His brother Arthur was born to them in 1852. At Leopold's request, in 1862 the two sons were created Freiherr von Eppinghoven by his nephew, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha; in 1863 Arcadie was also created Baronin von Eppinghoven.

Georges died on 3 February 1904 in Katzberg.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth record quoted in "Leven en liefdes van Leopold I" (Lannoo, 2002), p. 388: "De geboorteakte nr. 220 van Luik van 15 november 1849 van acht uur 's ochtends luidt als volgt: Geboorteakte van Georges Fréderic Ferdinand Henri Meyer, geboren op 14 november 1849 om acht uur vijftien vanmorgen..."

Translation: 'Birth certificate No. 220, Liège, 15 November 1849 at eight o'clock in the morning records the following: Birth of Georges Fréderic Ferdinand Henri Meyer, born on 14 November 1849 at eight-fifteen in the morning.'


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Son of Leopold I of Belgium)
  • Family : Childhood : Other Childhood (Illegitimate)