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Baudouin

(bōdo͞oăN`), 1930–93, king of the Belgians (1951–93), son of Leopold IIILeopold III,
1901–83, king of the Belgians (1934–51), son and successor of Albert I. In 1936, Leopold announced a fundamental change in foreign policy; Belgium abandoned its military alliance with France in favor of a return to neutrality.
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. He joined his father in exile (1945–50) in Switzerland. After their return to Belgium his father's unpopularity led to Baudouin's appointment (1950) as regent, and on Leopold's abdication (1951) Baudouin ascended the throne. In 1960 he married Fabiola de Mora y Aragón, a Spanish noblewoman. He was succeeded by his brother, Albert IIAlbert II,
1934–, king of the Belgians (1993–2013), the younger son of Leopold III. He married Donna Paola Ruffo de Calabria in 1959; they have three children. Albert became king when Baudouin, his brother, died childless. In 2013 he abdicated in favor of his son Philippe.
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His Highness the Amir also received National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, as he returned back home from Belgium, where he attended the funeral rites of late Queen Fabiola, widow of former King of Belgium Baudouin.
He takes the place of Baudouin Prot, who is stepping down from December 1, 2014.
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Belgian sporting and political figures have been battling over the location and nature of the replacement for the King Baudouin stadium, which hosts the national soccer side's games and athletics.
Ce matin, vers 05h00 (03h00 GMT), les hommes du general Ntaganda et de Runiga, conduits par le colonel Ngaruye Baudouin, sont venus attaquer la base militaire de Rumangabo", a declare samedi matin a l'AFP le lieutenant-colonel Vianney Kazarama, porte-parole militaire pro-Makenga.