Baudouin, Prince of Ligne

Baudouin de Ligne, 12th Prince of Ligne, GE (Baudouin Marie Lamoral de Ligne, Prince de Ligne et du Saint-Empire, Prince d'Amblise et d'Epinoy, Grand d'Espagne; 1918–1985) was the head of the princely House of Ligne.

Prince de Ligne
12th Prince of Ligne
Tenure26 June 1960 – 3 March 1985
PredecessorEugène, 11th Prince of Ligne
SuccessorAntoine, 13th Prince of Ligne
Full name
Baudouin Marie Lamoral de Ligne
Born(1918-11-27)27 November 1918
Paris, France
Died3 March 1985(1985-03-03) (aged 66)
Château de Belœil, Belœil, Belgium
Noble familyHouse of Ligne
Spouse(s)Countess Monique de Bousies
FatherEugène, 11th Prince of Ligne
MotherPhilippine de Noailles

Prince Baudouin was the elder son of Eugène II, 11th prince de Ligne, and his wife, Philippine de Noailles. He had a younger brother, Antoine, and two sisters (Isabelle and Yolande).

Upon the death of his father, he became the head of one of the most prestigious Belgian noble families. Following his death in 1985 without descent, his brother Antoine succeeded him as 13th Prince of Ligne and of the Holy Roman Empire.



Baudouin, Prince of Ligne
Born: 27 November 1918 Died: 3 March 1985
Belgian nobility
Preceded by Prince of Ligne
Succeeded by