Re: State Funerals
Posted by Eric VdV on 12/1/2012, 23:11:34, in reply to "Re: State Funerals "
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: 1. Former monarchs who have abdicated
: Leopold III of Belgium.
: Was his a state funeral, a full state
: occasion with foreign representation from
: all states with which Belgium had relations,
: all expenses paid by the state, national day
: of mourning, etc.?
Yes, King Leopold had a state funeral, as had his brother Prince Karel/Charles, who died shortly before and was only regent, not sovereign, under the uncapacity of King Leopold III, who was forced abroad.