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Leopold Ilocked

(1790–1865)
  • Janet L. Polasky

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Leopold I (1790–1865), king of the Belgians, was born on 16 December 1790 in Coburg, the eighth child and third son of Prince Francis Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750–1806), heir to the German duchy of Coburg, and Augusta Caroline Sophia of Reuss-Ebersdorff (1757–1831). His baptismal names were ...

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