Today in History - November 30th. 1870 - Princess Henriette of Belgium

On November 30th. 1870, Princess Henriette of Belgium was
born in Brussels (capital of Belgium).


source picture: Wikipedia

Princess Henriette was the daughter of Prince Philippe, 
Count of Flanders (brother of King Leopold II) and 
Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.

In 1896, Princess Henriette married Prince Emmanuel of Orléans, 
(8th. Duke of Vendôme). He was a great-grandson of 
King Louis-Philippe of France.

They had 4 children.
Princess Henriette often did Royal visits for her brother
King Albert I of Belgium.



A current view of Brussels - Own picture


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