Philippe, King of the Belgians
Belgium's National Day is now the anniversary of the start of his reign. Philippe became King of the Belgians on July 21st 2013 on a sunny day filled with joy. Three years on, his rule is seen as a success and a lot of that has been attributed to the support of his consort, Queen Mathilde. Now well settled in their roles as king and queen, Philippe and Mathilde begin a new chapter in their royal lives as they establish their reign and look to the future.