Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este

Princess Laetitia Maria
Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium,
Archduchess of Austria-Este
Full name
Laetitia Maria Nora Anna Joachim Zita
House House of Austria-Este (patrilineal)
Belgian royal house (matrilineal)
Father Archduke Lorenz of Austria-Este
Mother Princess Astrid of Belgium
Born 23 April 2003 (2003-04-23) (age 8)
Brussels, Belgium
Styles of
Princess Laetitia Maria
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Reference style Her Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Madame
Belgian Royal Family
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HM The King
HM The Queen

HM Queen Fabiola
HRH Princess Léa
HRH Princess Marie-Christine
HRH Princess Marie-Esméralda

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Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (Laetitia Maria Nora Anna Joachim Zita, born 23 April 2003) is the fifth child of Prince Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este and Princess Astrid of Belgium. She was born at Brussels, Belgium and is currently eleventh in line to the Belgian throne.


All of her grandparents and great-grandparents are either royal or noble; she descends from the Austrian, Belgian, Italian, French and Swedish royal families.

She has two older brothers, Amedeo (b. 1986) and Joachim (b. 1991), and two older sisters: Maria Laura (b. 1988) and Luisa Maria (b. 1995).

Titles and styles

All the children of The Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Lorenz, bear the title "Prince(ss) of Belgium" by Belgian Royal Decree of 2 December 1991, this in addition to their Austrian titles by tradition i.e. "Archduke/Archduchess of Austria-Este, Prince(ss) Imperial of Austria, Prince(ss) Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince(ss) of Modena". Internationally Laetitia Maria is shortly styled as HI&RH Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este.


16. Archduke Otto Franz of Austria
8. Charles I of Austria
17. Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony
4. Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este
18. Robert I, Duke of Parma
9. Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma
19. Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal
2. Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este
20. Emanuele Filiberto, 2nd Duke of Aosta
10. Amedeo, 3rd Duke of Aosta
21. Princess Hélène of Orléans
5. Princess Margherita of Savoy-Aosta
22. Jean, Duke of Guise
11. Princess Anne of Orléans
23. Princess Isabelle of Orléans
1. Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este
24. Albert I of Belgium
12. Leopold III of Belgium
25. Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria
6. Albert II of Belgium
26. Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland
13. Princess Astrid of Sweden
27. Princess Ingeborg of Denmark
3. Princess Astrid of Belgium
28. Fulco VII Beniamino Tristano, Ruffo di Calabria
14. Fulco VIII, Prince of Ruffo di Calabria
29. Laura Mosselmann du Chenoy
7. Princess Paola Ruffo di Calabria
30. Augusto, Count Rossana e San Sebastiano
15. Luisa Gazelli di Rossana e di Sebastiano
31. Countess Maria Rignon
Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este
Cadet branch of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Born: 23 April 2003
Belgian royalty
Preceded by
Princess Luisa Maria, Archduchess of Austria-Este
Line of succession to the Belgian throne
11th position
Succeeded by
Prince Laurent of Belgium

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