Publicity shy half-blind Princess Christina of The Netherlands, 72, dies

Mail Online | 8/16/2019 | Sarah Finley For Mailonline
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A member of the Dutch royal family, Princess Christina, who is youngest sister of former Queen Beatrix, has passed away.

The Dutch royal, 72, died this morning, after a battle with bone cancer, over a series of years.

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King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands announced that she passed away this morning, at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague.

The publicity shy princess, who recently lived in London, was born nearly blind after her mother contracted rubella while she was pregnant with her.

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Princess Christina, who is the youngest of four daughters, is King Willem-Alexander’s aunt and Princess Beatrix’s sister.

In a tweet her relatives said: 'We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear sister and aunt.

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Christina had a striking personality and a warm heart. With her passion for music and her talent, she managed to touch a lot of people.

'We will cherish our many beautiful memories.'

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The royal was born on 18th February 1947 to Queen Juliana, who started her reign, just a year after she was born in 1948.

When her mother abdicated the throne in 1980...
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