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HM King Letsie III (né David Mohato Bereng Seeiso)

BORN : 17 JUL 1963, Scott Hospital,Morija,Lesotho
Source : Heads of States and Governments Heads of States and Governments ; Harris M. Lentz III ; McFarland & Co,Inc. 1994

FATHER : HM King Moshoeshoe II Motlothehi Seeiso [2 MAY 1938 - 15 JAN 1996]
MOTHER : HM Queen 'Mamohato Bereng Seeiso (née Tabitha 'Masentle Mojela) [1941 - 7 SEP 2003]

PARTNER : HM Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso (née Karabo Anna MotÜ'oeneng) [2 JUN 1976 - ]
Union: 18 FEB 2000, Maseru,Lesotho

  1. HRH Princess Senate Mary Mohato Seeiso [8 OCT 2001 - ]
  2. HRH Princess 'Maseeiso Mohato Seeiso [20 NOV 2004 - ]
  3. HRH Prince Lerotholi David Mohato Bereng Seeiso [18 APR 2007 - ]

2nd King of Lesotho 1990/1995 and 1996/-
He was educated at Iketsetseng Private School in Maseru 1968/1972, at Gilling Castle School, U.K. 1973/1976, at Ampleforth College 1977/1980, at National University of Lesotho 1980/1984, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law, at Univers ity of Bristol, U.K. 1984/1986, completing a Diploma in English Legal Studies, at University of Cambridge studying Development Studies, in 1989, and at Wye College of the University of London, studying Agricultural Economics; he was installe d as the Principal Chief of Matsieng on 16th December 1989; he was sworn in as King of Lesotho on 12th November 1990, abdicating on 25th January 1995, the day on which HM King Moshoeshoe 11 was reinstated, he was reinstalled as King on 7th Februar y 1996, being crowned 31st October 1997 in Maseru; he has a keen love for agriculture and arable farming and also enjoys country life; his favourite sporting activities include horse riding, squash, tennis and rugby and enjoys music, especially cl assical and traditional music; he is the patron of the Prince Mohato Award (Khau ea Khosana Mohato), which is a service programme of practical, cultural and adventurous activities designed for individuals, clubs, groups and organisations having co ncern for young people


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