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Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso of Lesotho, Principal Chief of Matsieng (born April 16, 1966) is the younger brother of Lesotho's King Letsie III, and son of the Southern African country's, the late King Moshoeshoe II (1938–1996) and the late Queen 'Mamohato Bereng Seeiso (1941–2003).[1]

Prince Seeiso
Prince of Lesotho
HRH Prince Seeiso.jpg
Born (1966-04-16) 16 April 1966 (age 53)
Morija, Lesotho
SpousePrincess Mabereng Seeiso of Lesotho
IssuePrince Bereng Constantine Seeiso
Princess 'Masentle Tabitha Seeiso
Prince Masupha David Seeiso
Full name
Seeiso Bereng Seeiso
HouseMoshesh
FatherMoshoeshoe II
MotherMamohato
ReligionRoman Catholicism

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BiographyEdit

He served as the President of the Senate of Lesotho from 2015 to 2017[2][3] and as the Lesotho High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Prince Seeiso received Diplomat of the Year from Africa Award from the Diplomat Magazine[4]. He is also a Chevening Scholar, and obtained a master's degree in International Studies from the University of Birmingham in 1996.[5]

In April 2006, he and Prince Harry formed a charity called Sentebale which means "forget-me-not" to support organizations working with Lesotho's disadvantaged young people and children, particularly those orphaned as a result of HIV and AIDS.[6]

He was awarded an honorary degree by University of Birmingham in 2007.[7]

He is the Principal Chief of Matsieng[8].

He and his wife attended the Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the only foreign royals to do so.[9]

Marriage and familyEdit

Prince Seeiso married to Princess Mabereng Seeiso of Lesotho (born 'Machaka Makara) on 15 December 2003. They have three children, two sons and one daughter:

  • Prince Bereng Constantine Seeiso.
  • Princess 'Masentle Tabitha Seeiso.
  • Prince Masupha David Seeiso.

PatronagesEdit

HonoursEdit

Foreign honoursEdit

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Genealogy
  2. ^ "The Lesotho Government Portal". web.archive.org. 2018-04-19. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  3. ^ http://lestimes.com/why-prince-seeiso-was-toppled/
  4. ^ Peter AndersonSenior Reporter (2018-04-16). "Who is Prince Seeiso of Lesotho?". Royal Central. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  5. ^ Education in Britain
  6. ^ "Prince Harry Launches Sentebale." The Prince of Wales. 27 Apr. 2006. Web. 24 Nov. 2010. <http://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/newsandgallery/gallery/prince_harry_launches_sentebale_gallery_2_213454189_1986085411.html>.
  7. ^ Birmingham University
  8. ^ "The Principal Chief of Matsieng Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso". LECSA. 2016-01-26. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  9. ^ Daily Mail
  10. ^ Sentebale.org
  11. ^ Constantinian Order

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