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Celebrating Belgium's King Philippe at 60

Celebrating Belgium's King Philippe at 60

Welcome to a special podcast from Royal Central, marking the 60th birthday of King Philippe of the Belgians.At the time of his birth on April 15th 1960, there was little expectation that Philippe would ever take his country's throne. But as Brittani Barger, Moniek Bloks and Brittani Barger discuss, the prospect of a crown cast a shadow over his childhood. Despite setbacks, he became a successful heir and is now a popular king.Join the team as they look at Philippe's life, reign and loves in this special podcast celebrating a major milestone for an unexpected king.Photo: Bas Bogaerts

Duration: 13 min

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