© Royal Palace, Belgium – Photo: Michel Gronemberger

80th anniversary of the Society in the Senate


On 24 October 2014 the representatives of the constituted authorities and the members of the Association were invited, to attend an academic session at the Senate, attended by His Majesty the King, Grand Master of the Order. After the welcome by the president of the Senate and the address of the president of the Association, the participants listened successively to two eminent members of the Association of the Order of Leopold: Mister Herman De Croo, Minister of State, who talked about the creation of the Order of Leopold and the birth of the Association of the Order of Leopold and Mister Stéphane Bern, journalist, who spoke about the importance of the spirit of chivalry today. This event was closed with a concert by the Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides at the Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts, attended by their majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola.

Xavier De Riemaecker
Honorary Attorney General at the Court of Cassation