Emmanuel, Prince of Belgium, was born in Anderlecht on 4 October 2005, the third child of Their Majesties the King and Queen.
Prince Emmanuel attends a Dutch-language primary school in Leuven. French and English are also part of his education.
Prince Emmanuel lives with his parents, his sisters Elisabeth and Eléonore and his brother Gabriel at the Royal Palace of Laeken.
Prince Emmanuel loves nature. He likes to practice the following sports: cycling, swimming, skiing and sailing. He also plays the flute.