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King Albert II, the former Belgian monarch, conceded this week that DNA tests showed he was the biological father of Delphine Boël, an artist who claimed to be his daughter from an extramarital affair, an extraordinary admission after years of lawsuits that exposed the royal family to unusual levels of
Former Belgian King Albert II has admitted he is the father of a woman born from an affair, after he Ms Boël's lawyer, Marc Uyttendaele, told RTL television "her life has been a long nightmare because Rumours that the king had an illegitimate child first emerged in 1999 in an unauthorised biography
The former Belgian King Albert II met his illegitimate daughter Delphine von Sachsen-Coburg for the first time after years of legal disputes. Both sides expressed their desire for reconciliation at a personal meeting in Brussels, the royal family said on Tuesday. Accordingly, Albert's wife Paola also took part.
Delphine, nee Boel, was declared a member of the royal family by a court in early October after Albert II refused to recognize her as his daughter for years. Since then she has been allowed to call herself "von Sachsen-Coburg" and have the addition "Princess" in her name.
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The king, who resigned in 2013, was forced by a court in 2019 to undergo a DNA test. The test confirmed his biological paternity. Albert had denied this for years after a long-standing extramarital affair with Delphine's mother, Baroness Sibylle de Sélys Longchamps, became known in 1999.
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King Albert II, the former Belgian monarch, conceded this week that DNA tests showed he was the biological father of Delphine Boël, an artist who claimed to be his daughter from an extramarital affair, an extraordinary admission after years of lawsuits that exposed the royal family to unusual levels of www.nytimes.com
Former Belgian King Albert II has admitted he is the father of a woman born from an affair, after he Ms Boël's lawyer, Marc Uyttendaele, told RTL television "her life has been a long nightmare because Rumours that the king had an illegitimate child first emerged in 1999 in an unauthorised biography www.bbc.com
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- Belgium 's former king Albert II admitted Monday he is the father of an illegitimate daughter born from an affair 51 years ago after a positive result from a DNA test he was forced to take. Recognizing he is the "biological father" of Belgian artist Delphine Boel, the www.ctvnews.ca
The once-secret daughter of former Belgian King Albert II has won a legal battle over her rights to a royal title and will now be officially known as Princess of Belgium . edition.cnn.com
A woman who successfully fought a seven-year legal battle to prove she was the daughter of the former king of Belgium , Albert II, will learn next King Albert, 86, who abdicated from the Belgian throne in 2013, was forced to acknowledge he was Boël’s biological father after a court-ordered DNA www.theguardian.com
He had long disputed the relation to the Belgian artist. Delphine Boel had a crowning achievement in her long legal fight to prove that she was the daughter of King Albert II. A Belgian artist was granted the title "Princess of Belgium " on Thursday after proving she was related to the former
Belgium 's former king has submitted a DNA sample after a court ordered him to pay $5,500 per day to a woman who says she is his daughter . His lawyers argue it is premature for him to take a paternity test while Boel still has a legal father, Jacques Boel, the scion of one of Belgium 's richest
Belgium 's appeals court granted Delphine Boel the title "Princess of Belgium . BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian artist who has fought a seven-year legal battle to prove that Belgium 's former King Albert II is her father secured a literally crowning success in court on Thursday when she officially became a
The former Belgian king has been ordered to pay 5,000 euros (£4,300) a day to a woman claiming to be Ms Boel, an artist, claims that King Albert had a long -running affair in the 1960s with her mother Sybille A court-ordered paternity test has already established that the 50-year-old is not the biological daughter of Jacques Boel, her legal father. His son Philippe is the current king of Belgium .
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