Baudouin

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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Amman, May 18 (Petra)- As part of His Majesty King Abdullah II on a state visit to Belgium, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, accompanied by Belgium's Queen Mathilde, on Wednesday, visited the King Baudouin Foundation in Brussels.
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BRUSSELS, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, arrived here Thursday night to take part in a state funeral for Queen Fabiola, widow of King Baudouin.
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The appointment of Lemierre follows Baudouin Prot's decision to step down as chairman and director as of 1 December 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.
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