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Former Belgian king agrees to paternity test

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Published on May 26, 2019 with No Comments

To the long list of concessions that European monarchs have made to modernity, Belgium is adding another: submitting to a paternity test. After refusing for months, King Albert II will soon give a DNA sample, his lawyer said this week, in a lawsuit brought by a woman who says she is his daughter. But King Albert, who abdicated the Belgian throne in 2013, will still fight to conceal the result.

The case could make the plaintiff, Delphine Boel, 51, an heiress to the king’s fortune, which is estimated to be worth millions of dollars. A court ordered the DNA test six months ago, but King Albert refused to obey, and last week a Brussels judge threatened to fine the king 5,000 euros (almost $5,600) a day until he submitted

 

 

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