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Queen Fabiola on a state visit to Washington, D.C. in 1969
|Queen consort of the Belgians|
|Tenure||15 December 1960 – 31 July 1993|
11 June 1928|
|Died||5 December 2014
Stuyvenbergh Castle, Laeken, Belgium
|Spouse||Baudouin of Belgium|
|Father||Gonzalo de Mora Fernández Riera del Olmo|
|Mother||Blanca de Aragon y Carrillo de Albornoz Barroeta-Aldamar y Elío|
Queen Fabiola of Belgium (born Doña Fabiola de Mora y Aragón; 11 June 1928 – 5 December 2014) was the widow of King Baudouin. She was queen consort for 33 years, between her wedding in 1960 and her husband's death in 1993. The couple did not have children. When he died, the crown passed to her his younger brother, King Albert II.
On 5 December 2014, the Belgian Royal Palace announced Queen Fabiola had died that evening at Stuyvenbergh Castle in Laeken, Belgium, aged 86.
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Queen Fabiola during her state visit in West Germany (Munich, 1971)
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