On Thursday, December 4, 2014, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark hosted a reception for cooperation partners of the Mary Fonden held at Frederik VIII’s Slot, Amalienborg, in Copenhagen.
On Friday, December 5, 2014, the Belgian royal court announced that Her Majesty Queen Fabiola of Belgium had passed away at Château du Stuyvenberg in Brussels. She was 86 years old.
Fabiola Fernanda Maria de las Victorias Antonia Adelaïda de Mora y Aragón was born in Madrid, Spain, on June 11, 1928. The Spanish-born aristocrat and devout Catholic was married to the late King Baudouin of Belgium on December 15, 1960. The couple had no children.
The funeral for the late Queen Fabiola will take place on December 12, 2014, at Saints Michel et Gudule in Brussels.
Last evening the Belgian television network, VTM Nieuws, aired a special about the late beloved queen entitled, In Memoriam: Koningin Fabiola. Please click here to watch the 36:00 minute program.