King Albert II of Belgium announces he will abdicate on July 21

July 4, 2013

The Royal Forums reports:

King Albert II of Belgium

King Albert II of Belgium

Come July 21st, Belgium will have a new monarch – King Philippe.

King Albert II, the current monarch, announced his pending abdication earlier this evening, Belgian time, in a live address to the nation. The King cited health issues and his age as reasons for his decision.

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