Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant

Elisabeth, Princess of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant, was born in Anderlecht on 25 October 2001, the first child of Their Majesties the King and Queen.

As the first-born child, Princess Elisabeth is first in line of succession to the throne.

When her father acceded to the throne on 21 July 2013, the Princess became Duchess of Brabant, a title reserved for the heir apparent.

Princess Elisabeth attends a Dutch-speaking school of secondary education in Brussels. She also speaks French and English.

On 7 September 2011, Princess Elisabeth officially opened the new Princess Elisabeth Children's Hospital, part of Ghent University Hospital. The Princess also gave her name to the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Research Station. On 6 May 2015 she became Godmother of patrouilleur-ship P902 Pollux.

The Princess lives with her parents, her brothers Gabriel and Emmanuel and her sister Eléonore at the Royal Palace of Laeken.

Princess Elisabeth is creative and enjoys drawing and reading. She plays the piano and attends ballet classes. She likes to practice the following sports: cycling, tennis, swimming, skiing and sailing.