(L-R) Belgium's Princess Mathilde, her husband Crown Prince Philippe, Queen Fabiola, and Belgian army Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Charles-Henri Delcour watch the traditional military parade on National Day in front of the Royal Palace in Brussels July 21, 2011. Belgium celebrates its National Day and its 181st anniversary of independence. REUTERS/Jan Van De Vel (BELGIUM - Tags: ROYALS ANNIVERSARY MILITARY)
Belgium's King Albert II (R) and Queen Paola arrive at Saint-Gudule cathedral ahead of a religious service (Te Deum) in Brussels July 21, 2011. Belgium celebrates its National Day and its 181th anniversary of independence on Thursday. REUTERS/Jan Van De Vel (BELGIUM - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT RELIGION ANNIVERSARY)
Last July 21, 2011, Belgium celebrated their national holiday and 181st anniversary of independence. It was celebrated with the traditional military parade in front of the royal palace in Brussels. Members of the royal family were in full attendance. His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium, his wife, Queen Paola, his successor and eldest son, Prince Phillippe, the Duke of Brabant, Phillippe's wife, Princess Mathilde and the dowager Queen Consort, Queen Paola.