10 December 2014

Norway: The King and Princess Astrid Mrs. Ferner to attend the funeral of Queen Fabiola of the Belgians

The Norwegian Royal Court (Official engagement section) confirmed today that King Harald and his sister Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner will attend the funeral service for Queen Fabiola of the Belgians at the Cathedral of Saints Michel and Gudule in Brussels on Friday 12 December 2014.

Queen Fabiola, née Mora y Aragón, b. Madrid 11 Jun 1928, who married King Baudouin of the Belgians (1930-1993) in 1960, died in Brussels on Friday 5 December 2014. An obituary was published at Telegraph.co.uk later the same evening.

King Harald and Princess Astrid were first cousins to King Baudouin. His nephew Philippe succeeded the Belgian throne in 2013 following the abdication of Baudouin's younger brother Albert.

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