King Baudouin’s Funeral

Take a look at scenes from the funeral of King Baudouin of Belgium, who died on this day in 1993-

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The State Funeral took place at the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula after a display at the Royal Palace of Brussels. The late King was interred in the royal vault at the Church of Our Lady of Laeken.

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Guests at the funeral included the monarchs of the United Kingdom, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, and Spain.

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One thought on “King Baudouin’s Funeral

  1. King Baudouin was indeed a special person. It was so sad when he and Queen Fabiola couldn’t have children. I’m sure they would have been loving and doting parents. I remember his funeral. It was quite remarkable because Queen Elizabeth II attended and she rarely if ever does, especially if it’s out of the country. It’s such a palaver when she travels abroad that she sends a representative. But I guess that’s where King Baudouin was different. She wanted to go herself- and that tells a story.

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