Royal gets surgery after she breaks cheek bone

2013-09-23 12:23
 

The Hague - Princess Beatrix, the former Dutch queen, has undergone surgery after falling and breaking a cheekbone, the Royal House announced Sunday.

Beatrix, 75, was operated on Sunday morning after the fall and will remain hospitalized for a few days.

After 33 years on the throne, Beatrix was replaced as Dutch monarch on 30 April this year by her eldest son Willem-Alexander.

Following her abdication, she was named Princess Beatrix and continues to perform public duties.

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