Queen Fabiola of Belgium

Queen consort of Belgium (1928-2014)

Queen Fabiola of Belgium (born Doña Fabiola de Mora y Aragón; 11 June 1928 – 5 December 2014) was the widow of King Baudouin. She was queen consort for 33 years, between her wedding in 1960 and her husband's death in 1993. The couple did not have children. When he died, the crown passed to her his younger brother, King Albert II.

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Queen Fabiola in 1960
Queen consort of the Belgians
Tenure15 December 1960 – 31 July 1993
Born(1928-06-11)11 June 1928
Madrid, Spain
Died5 December 2014(2014-12-05) (aged 86)
Stuyvenbergh Castle, Laeken, Belgium
SpouseBaudouin of Belgium
Full name
Fabiola Fernanda María de las Victorias Antonia Adelaida
FatherGonzalo de Mora Fernández Riera del Olmo
MotherBlanca de Aragon y Carrillo de Albornoz Barroeta-Aldamar y Elío
SignatureFabiola's signature

On 5 December 2014, the Belgian Royal Palace announced Queen Fabiola had died that evening at Stuyvenbergh Castle in Laeken, Belgium, aged 86.[1]


Queen Fabiola during a visit to the Barcelona_Cathedral with Knight Jacques Beruck in 2007

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