Prince Lerotholi Seeiso

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Prince Lerotholi
Prince of Lesotho
Born (2007-04-18) 18 April 2007 (age 10)
Maseru, Lesotho
Full name
Lerotholi David Mohato Bereng Seeiso
House House of Moshesh
Father Letsie III of Lesotho
Mother Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso
Religion Roman Catholicism
Royal Family of Lesotho
Coats of arms of Lesotho.svg

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

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Soszynski, Henry. "LESOTHO". members.iinet.net.au. Retrieved 2017-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Prince Celebrates 2nd Birthday With Orphans". Lesotho government. Retrieved 19 May 2009. 
  3. ^ "Endangered Archives Programme: Item Overview". eap.bl.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-28. 
  4. ^ "Baptism of Prince Lerotholi". Lesotho government. Retrieved 19 May 2009.