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Old 10-22-2004, 05:32 PM
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I didn't realize Mathilde was of any sort of titled or "noble" birth...
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Old 10-23-2004, 03:56 AM
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Yes, Mathilde has always been noble. Her father was an untitled Belgian noble (son and brother of a baron) from an ancient Flemish aristocratical family. Upon his daughter's marriage king Albert gave him the title of count, and his children the titles of count/countess.

Mathilde's mother is a Polish countess, daughter of a count and a princess.

Mathilde grew up in a castle...

Here's a link to more info and photos on Mathilde's background and family:

Princess Mathilde's Family, (d'Udekem d'Acoz)
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Old 10-24-2004, 08:32 AM
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Mathilde and her father, count Patrick d'Udekem d'Acoz.
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Old 10-25-2004, 01:32 PM
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Old 10-25-2004, 06:54 PM
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strange that they put the prince and princess of Tirvino on the first row and the kings & queens of sweden and Norway & the reigning prince and princess of Liechtenstein on the second. An error of protocol I guess.
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Old 10-29-2004, 05:03 AM
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A few more from their wedding on a very cold day in December...
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Old 11-09-2004, 04:08 AM
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Gorgeous picture of Filip and Mathilde
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Old 11-09-2004, 04:30 AM
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A good one of the brideschildren. The first one is prince Joachim, nephew of Filip.
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Old 11-09-2004, 11:36 AM
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Beautiful pictures everyone! Did Philippe and Mathilde have a pre-wedding gala or dinner and if so are there pictures of this event?
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Did Philippe and Mathilde have a pre-wedding gala or dinner and if so are there pictures of this event?
They had a wedding ball the night before their wedding but it was strictly private, no pictures.

Their engagement ball however was entirely broadcasted on tv, and 1500 Belgians from all over the country were invited. You can see pictures of that, in the thread on their engagement:

Crown Prince Philippe To Marry Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:22 AM
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Old 11-19-2004, 06:27 AM
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1. Prince Albert of Monaco and Prince Charles

2. Princess Astrid and archduke Lorenz

3,4,5. King Albert II and queen Paola
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On the balcony of the town hall and the royal palace
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Does anybody know where I can find a (short) video of the wedding online?
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Old 12-21-2004, 01:50 PM
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Does anybody know where I can find a (short) video of the wedding online?
here you can see some fragments from the engagement and wedding

http://www.vrtnieuws.net/nieuwsnet_m...x.html?video_1
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I liked what she wore, very elegant
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