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Entertainment The title of princess granted to Delphine Boël, the natural daughter of the ex-king of the Belgians Albert

00:00  02 october  2020
00:00  02 october  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

Delphine Boël, princess: the hidden daughter of the King of the Belgians comes out of silence

 Delphine Boël, princess: the hidden daughter of the King of the Belgians comes out of silence © Bestimage Delphine Boël, princess: the hidden daughter of the King of the Belgians comes out of silence Since October 1, Dephine Boël, illegitimate daughter of the former King of Belgium, was recognized as the fourth child of the former monarch. The new princess has just pronounced her first royal words in the columns of our colleagues in the Evening. It was a long and fierce battle, but in the end, Delphine Boël won .

The Brussels Court of Appeal has ruled that Delphine Boël , 52, had the right to her Royal father’s surname after a bitter battle for acknowledgement. Boël will be called Delphine of Saxen-Coburg-Gotha, princess of Belgium , her lawyer told the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad.

A Belgian artist was granted the title " Princess of Belgium " on Thursday after proving she was related to the former monarch King Albert II. Delphine Boel finally won a seven-year legal battle when Belgium 's appeals court granted her the designation of " princess ." Her lawyers said a DNA test

Recognized as the fourth child of the ex-king of the Belgians Albert II, Delphine Boël obtained the title of princess.

Delphine Boel © Abaca Delphine Boel

Belgian justice has ruled: Delphine Boël, recently recognized as the fourth child of the former king of the Belgians Albert II, will have the title of princess . Aged 52, the visual artist will also bear the surname of the royal family, of Saxe-Coburg. A victory for the one who "does not want to be a child on the cheap", in the words of her lawyer Marc Uyttendaele. "She wants to have exactly the same prerogatives, titles and qualities as her brothers and sister," he added last month. But it was up to justice to decide, and not to the one who reigned over Belgium from 1993 to 2013.

Hidden for a long time, the daughter of the King of the Belgians becomes princess

 Hidden for a long time, the daughter of the King of the Belgians becomes princess © AFP / Belga / ERIC LALMAND Delphine Boël finally succeeded in having her filiation with King Albert II recognized and officially became a princess. This is the culmination of a fight that began seven years ago. Delphine Boël, long hidden daughter of the former King of the Belgians Albert II, won her case: justice granted her the title of princess and the name of Saxe-Coburg.

Continue reading the main story. Ex - King of Belgium Acknowledges a Long-Dismissed Daughter . After a court-ordered DNA test, the 85-year-old King Albert II, who abdicated in 2013, conceded that he was the biological father of the artist Delphine Boël , 51. Delphine Boël , center, had claimed for

After the publication of Paola, Boël said she reached out to Albert to ask for protection for her mother from the journalists harassing her. In a statement, the king ’s lawyers said Albert had “never been involved with any family, social or educative decision whatsoever regarding Madame Delphine Boël .”

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This decision of the court of appeal de Bruxelles puts an end to a seven-year legal fight, which began after the failure of an attempt at conciliation. Last January, the former sovereign of Belgium admitted to being his biological father, after learning of the results of the DNA test to which he had finally agreed to submit. Albert II had explained that he wanted to “put an end in honor and dignity to this painful procedure”, seven years after having handed over the throne to his eldest son Philippe.

The link between Delphine Boël and King Albert II was revealed by a journalist in 1999. Anglo-Belgian, she lived in London and moved to Brussels in 2003, developing a workshop in which she produces her works , which she spoke at length at Paris Match Belgium this summer. “I was no one for these international media. There are so many big celebrities in London. Their only interest was the link with Albert, King of the Belgians. It was hell, "she recalled, referring to the 1999 revelation.

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