Prince Emmanuel of Belgium (Emmanuel Léopold Guillaume François Marie; born 4 October 2005) is the second son and third child of King Philippe of Belgium and Queen consort Mathilde of Belgium. He is currently third in line to the throne of Belgium after his older sister Elisabeth and brother Gabriel.
Emmanuel was born at the Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht on 4 October 2005. He was christened at the chapel of Ciergnon Castle in the Belgian Ardennes on 10 December 2005. His godparents were: his maternal aunt, Countess Elisabeth d’Udekem d’Acoz; and Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
In September 2012, it was announced that Prince Emmanuel was leaving Sint-Jan Berchmans College in Brussels, the school his siblings also attend, to enroll at the Eureka special school in Kessel-Lo. The school caters to children of normal intelligence and gifted children who have dyslexia.
Emmanuel is styled as “His Royal Highness Prince Emmanuel of Belgium”.