Albert I of Belgium
third King of the Belgians
Albert I (April 8, 1875 – February 17, 1934) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1909 to 1934. This was an eventful period in the history of Belgium. It included the period of World War I (1914-1918).
|Third King of the Belgians|
|Reign||23 December 1909 – 17 February 1934|
|Born||8 April 1875|
|Died||17 February 1934 (aged 58)|
|Spouse||Elisabeth of Bavaria|
|Issue||King Leopold III of the Belgians|
Prince Charles, Count of Flanders
Marie-José, Queen of Italy
|House||House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha|
|Father||Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders|
|Mother||Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen|
- Carlo Bronne. Albert 1er: le roi sans terre.
- Evelyn Graham. Albert, King of the Belgians.