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Spain's Princess Maria Teresa becomes first royal to die from coronavirus



Spain's Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma has become the first royal to die from the novel coronavirus.

 

The 86-year-old was a cousin of Spain’s King Felipe VI. She died after contracting COVID-19, her brother, Prince Sixto Enrique de Borbon, the Duke of Aranjuez, announced on Facebook.

 

“On this afternoon… our sister Maria Teresa de Borbon Parma and Borbon Busset, victim of the coronavirus COVID-19, died in Paris at the age of eighty-six,” the post reads.

 

Princess Maria Teresa's death comes just weeks after King Felipe VI of Spain tested negative for the virus.

 

She was born on July 28, 1933. Princess Maria Teresa studied in France and became a professor at Paris' Sorb...
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