King Philippe and Queen Mathilde unveil a tender photo for their 22nd wedding anniversary

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde unveil a tender photo for their 22nd wedding anniversary

It was December 4, 1999, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde said yes in the Cathedral of Saints-Michel-et-Gudule in Brussels. To celebrate their 22 years of marriage, the royal couple published a photo on its Instagram account. It shows Queen Mathilde looking tenderly at King Philippe.
 
The King and Queen are celebrating their 22nd wedding anniversary today, the comments read. Thank you for your warm messages.
 
At that time, after the wedding ceremony, Mathilde officially became Princess of Belgium as well as Duchess of Brabant. In 2013, following the abdication of King Albert, the couple became King and Queen of Belgium.
 
King Philippe and Queen Mathilde are the parents of four children, Princess Elisabeth, born in 2001, Prince Gabriel, born in 2003, Prince Emmanuel, born in 2005 and Princess Eleanor, born in 2008.