Friday, March 5, 2010

Prince Albert to marry Clementine

March 5, 1898

It was said today in Brussels, according to the New York Times that when Prince Albert of Belgium returns home from the United States, he will be raised "to the rank of Major." He will also announce his engagement to his first cousin, Princess Clementine, who is the youngest daughter of King Leopold II. Princess Clementine was engaged to his late brother, Prince Baudouin.

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