Prince Emmanuel in 2016
|Born||4 October 2005|
Erasmus Hospital, Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium
|Father||Philippe of Belgium|
|Mother||Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz|
Prince Emmanuel of Belgium (Emmanuel Léopold Guillaume François Marie; born 4 October 2005) is the younger son and third child of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium. He is currently third in line to the throne of Belgium after his elder sister, Princess Elisabeth, and brother, Prince Gabriel.
Emmanuel was born at the Erasmus Hospital the teaching hospital of Université libre de Bruxelles in Anderlecht on 4 October 2005. He was christened at the chapel of Ciergnon Castle in the Belgian Ardennes on 10 December 2005. His godparents were: his maternal aunt Countess Elisabeth d'Udekem d'Acoz (Margravine Pallavicini) and Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
In September 2012, it was announced that Prince Emmanuel left St John Berchmans College, Brussels, the school his siblings also attended, to enroll at the Eureka special school in Kessel-Lo. The school caters to children of normal intelligence and gifted children who have dyslexia, which Emmanuel has. In August 2020, it was reported that Emmanuel will transfer to The International School of Brussels, an English-language private school in Watermael-Boitsfort, near Brussels, the same school his brother Gabriel currently attending since 2019.