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Baudouin I
Birth: Sep. 7, 1930
Laken
Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Death: Jul. 31, 1993
Andalucia, Spain

Belgian Monarch. Known as the youngest sovereign of his time, he ascended the throne in 1951 after the abdication of his father, King Leopold III. In 1959 he gave independence to the Congo because of continuous revolts against the power of Belgium. During his reign, Belgium became a federal state, and he played an effective role in coordinating between the various parliamentary factions. Considered a deeply religious man, he has also dedicated his time to philanthropic and charitable works. The Roman Catholic Church has begun to his name a Process of Beatification. (bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
   Léopold III (1901 - 1983)
   Astrid (1905 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Queen Fabiola (1928 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josephine Charlotte of Luxembourg (1927 - 2005)*
   Baudouin I (1930 - 1993)
  Alexander of Belgium (1942 - 2009)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

Cause of death: Heart failure
 
Burial:
Notre Dame Church
Laken
Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad
Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Plot: The Royal Crypt
 
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Record added: May 25, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5528
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- A.J.
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Rest in peace.
- Wayne L. Osborne
 Added: Sep. 7, 2015
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