Friday, March 6, 2009

Belgian queen weakens

March 7, 1899

The health of Queen Marie Henriette of Belgium, who is suffering from pneumonia, continues to deteriorate. It was announced today that a "fatal termination is feared." A doctor is in constant attendance on the queen, who is the consort of Leopold II. She slept a little last night, but today, "there has been a change for the worse."

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