Royal Baby Born In Brussels

Belgium's Princess Mathilde kisses her newborn daughter Princess Eleonore at the Erasme Hospital in Brussels, Thursday April 17, 2008. AP Photo

Princess Mathilde of Belgium gave birth in Brussels on Wednesday, to her fourth child and second daughter, Eleonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie.

The princess and her husband, Belgium's Crown Prince Philippe, posed for photos with their newborn baby daughter and their three other children Thursday, at Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht, Belgium, where the baby was born Wednesday morning.

The couple also has a daughter, Princess Elizabeth, born in 2001, and two sons, Prince Gabriel, born in 2003, and Prince Emmanuel, born in 2005.

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"You have in front of you a proud father," Prince Philippe reportedly told reporters. "My wife did a great job, we are very, very happy."

The eldest son of Belgian King Albert II and Queen Paola, Prince Philippe is next in line to the throne. He and Mathilde, a former speech therapist and member of Belgian nobility, were married Dec. 4, 1999.
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