King Albert II of Belgium, second left, his wife Queen Paola, left, Crown Prince Philippe, center, and Crown Princess Mathilde, second right, attend the national ball in the Marolles di

 

              King Albert II of Belgium, second left, his wife Queen Paola, left, Crown Prince Philippe, center, and Crown Princess Mathilde, second right, attend the national ball in the Marolles di
King Albert II of Belgium, second left, his wife Queen Paola, left, Crown Prince Philippe, center, and Crown Princess Mathilde, second right, attend the national ball in the Marolles district of Brussels on Saturday, July 20, 2013, King Albert used his farewell speech Saturday, on the eve of his abdication, to call for unity in the linguistically divided nation. When his son Philippe takes over the throne during ceremonies on Sunday, he will almost immediately come face to face with a protracted 2014 election campaign centering on even further division of the two main language groups. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)