Leopold II Belga Cyning

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Leopold
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Cynedom 17 Geolmonaþ 1865 – 17 Geolmonaþ 1909
Foregenga Leopold I
Æftergenga Æþelbeorht I
Bryd Maria Henrietta of Ēastrīce
Bearn *Louise Æþelic
Full nama
Leopold Hlōðwig Philippus Maria Uictor
Hus Seaxe Coburg and Gotha Hūs
Fæder Leopold I
Modor Louise of Orléans
Geboren Brysel
Deaþ 17 Geolmonaþ 1909

Leopold II Cyning (9 Ēastermonaþ 1835 oþ 17 Geolmonaþ 1909) wæs Belga Cyning of 1865 to his dēaþ in 1909. Leopold wæs Leopoldes I sunu. He fang to rīce in 1865 æfter þe his fæder forþferede and ricsode fēower and fēowertig winter and þes is se lengesta cynedōm on eallum Belga cyningum.

In 1884 gestaðolede Leopold Cyning his agan landbūnes in Affrican, be naman þæm Congo Frēorīce and þis rīce ne belimped Belgice þæt rīce ac hit wæs in Leopoldes Cyninges agnum hande. Grim wæs þæs cyninges cynedōm þær. For elpendbāne and for trēowtearan wæron manig geslēan of þæs landes folc þā hwīl Leopoldes rīce þæt land adreccede. Rīce wæs se cyning of þæm Congwe and on Belgum timbrode he manig fægre boldas.

Sēo scamu þissum māndǣda be Congwe drāf se Belgisc Lēodweard in 1908 to fōnne Congolande of his agnum Cyning and to staðolenne friþ and lēodweard in þæm lande.

Leopold II Cyning stearf in 1909. Nān sunu oferlibbede hine and his æftergenga wæs Æþelbeorht Æþeling se wæs his nefa.