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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The Atomium, a huge building constructed in the shape of an iron crystal cell, towers like a War Of The Worlds alien craft over the King Baudouin Stadium, where Scotland play tonight.
King Baudouin of Belgium, Europe's longest-reigning monarch, died of a heart attack while on holiday in Spain.
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Belgium vs Egypt - King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium - June 6, 2018 Belgium's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Francois Lenoir CAIRO -- 7 June 2018: Egypt lost to Belgium 3-0 during their last friendly game before heading to Russia to participate at the 2018 World Cup.
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Former Daily Herald columnist and Arlington Heights resident Becky Baudouin has written a new book, "Cancer, Faith and Unexpected Joy: What my Mother Taught Me About How to Live and How to Die."
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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London-basedWillis Group Holdings plc has appointed John Baudouin CEO of its retail business in Mexico.
He will share global CEO duties with Chicago-based Christopher Baudouin.