Prince Lerotholi Seeiso

Prince Lerotholi Seeiso (born 18 April 2007) is a member of the royal family of Lesotho and the current heir apparent to the throne.

Prince Lerotholi
Prince of Lesotho
Born (2007-04-18) 18 April 2007 (age 16)
Maseru, Lesotho
Lerotholi David Mohato Bereng Seeiso
FatherLetsie III of Lesotho
MotherAnna Karabo Motšoeneng
ReligionCatholic Church

Prince Lerotholi Mohato Bereng Seeiso was born at Maseru Private Hospital in the capital Maseru and is the third child and only son of King Letsie III of Lesotho and Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso.[1] He has two older sisters, the Princesses Senate and 'M'aSeeiso. Prince Lerotholi was named after Lerotholi, the Paramount Chief of Basuto from 1891 to 1905.[2]

Prince Lerotholi was christened as "David" in the Saint Louis Church in Matsieng[3] on 2 June 2007 by Archbishop of Maseru Bernard Mohlalisi, the head of the Catholic Church in Lesotho. The Principal Chief of Likhoele, Lerotholi Seeiso, stood as the Prince's godfather.[4]


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  1. ^ Soszynski, Henry. "LESOTHO". Archived from the original on 2017-06-30. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  2. ^ "Prince Celebrates 2nd Birthday With Orphans". Lesotho government. Retrieved 19 May 2009.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "[List of Matsieng Chiefs and Headmen]". Endangered Archives Programme. Retrieved 2020-05-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Baptism of Prince Lerotholi". Lesotho government. Archived from the original on 5 August 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2009.