Albert I of Belgium
King Albert I (April 8, 1875 – February 17, 1934) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1909 to 1934. He ruled during an eventful period in the history of Belgium, which included the period of World War I (1914–1918), when 90 percent of Belgium was overrun, occupied, and ruled by the German Empire.
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- Having a proper sense of her duty, and the means to carry it out, Belgium has mapped out her own course, and intends to keep to it. It entails a policy of humanity and progress. To a nation whos only aim is justice, the mission of colonization can only be a mission of high civilization: a small nation proves it greatness by carrying it out faithfully. Belgium has kept her word.
- Official biography from the Belgian Royal Family website
- Funeral of King Albert of The Belgians, newsreel on the British Movietone YouTube Channel
- Information about King Albert's mountaineering feats
- Belgium in the First World War, including stories of the royal couple, in French
- Archive Albert I of Belgium, Royal museum of central Africa