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Old 12-05-2014, 03:25 PM
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Movie clip about her life: deredactie.be video: Het journaal 7 - 05/12/14
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:26 PM
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The VRT is at Stuyvenberg and see little activity, they have little information. A few people are bringing flowers. According to VTM, King Philippe is at Stuyvenberg now.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:29 PM
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Oh, what sad news.
I remember her marriage being a major event featured in magazines etc. in my childhood.
Most respectful condolences to those who knew her best.
God bless her: may she rest in peace.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:33 PM
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This is the worst news I received this year. I just can't stop crying.

May Her Majesty rest in peace. She's with the Lord now, and finally reunited with her King Baudouin.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:36 PM
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It is a very sad news this evening, she was and still stayed one of my prefered queen, She is now near her husband she loved so much


I remembered when I watched her weeding at the TV with the king Baudoin. , I was 12, since this moment, I have read all about her and her husband.


God bless her and may she rest in peace.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:45 PM
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I am very sad to hear this news - what a wonderful, beautiful queen she was and I think she will be missed very much by her family. She was of that certain generation of royals whom I first read about many years ago when I started my interest in royalty. May she rest peacefully with King Baudouin.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:46 PM
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So sad to hear it, a great woman indeed, at least now she can join her beloved husband in heaven.

My condolence to the Belgian Royal Family and her Spanish relatives.
eternal sunshine on her soul
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:48 PM
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My God, 2014 is the years of deaths...
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:49 PM
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Was she ill (eg. cancer)? Or was it just an "old age"?
Rest in peace, your Majesty. King Baudoin must have missed you so much...

She was in bad health these years, suffering from osteoporosis and never fully recovering from a lung infection.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:57 PM
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May she rest in peace.
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:05 PM
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My condolences to the Family.
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:26 PM
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The Spanish Royal Family has sent telegrams of condolence to the Belgian Royal Family and funeral wreaths

Los Reyes envían sus condolencias por la muerte de Fabiola de Bélgica
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:26 PM
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So sad...

A great loss for the family and a great loss for Belgium!

She's been a admirable woman - may she rest in peace!
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:28 PM
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Philippe, Mathilde, Elisabeth and Albert and paola leaving the castle:
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Belgium's former Queen Fabiola dies at the age of 86 | Daily Mail Online
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:58 PM
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I am surprised that VRT (the Dutch speaking public channel) just goes on with the regular program. No Breaking News, no special program. In Spain "just" for the Duchess of Alba, TVE could not stop reporting about the life and death of Doña Cayetana FitzJames Stuart y Silva...

I am also used to Dutch television and on such moments, all channels, both public and commercial, immediately change programs (Prince Claus, Queen Juliana, Prince Bernhard). Even for a junior Prince as Friso, there was more attention on TV than now on VRT for Queen Fabiola, how is this possible?




I can't believe it. I am zapping Belgian TV and I just see Inspector George Gently and Million Dollar Baby....

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Koningin Fabiola (86) overleden | VTM NIEUWS

Fabiola, de frivoolste der Belgische Royals | VTM NIEUWS

In memoriam: koningin Fabiola | VTM NIEUWS

Extra VTM NIEUWS over Fabiola | VTM NIEUWS
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Belga Image - Editorial

updated pics show Laurent leaving Stuyvenberg this evening
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