BELGIUM: A Prevalence of Kings

The Low Countries last week were running a low fever about their royal families. In The Netherlands, Queen Juliana took a dressing down in the press for inviting to her palace a crackpot U.S. space traveler named George Adamski (TIME, June 1). In Belgium, the newspapers fumed about ex-King Leopold, who was forced to abdicate eight years ago in favor of his eldest son Baudouin, but did not move out of the royal palace at Laeken or stop meddling in affairs of state.

Surrendered Crown. Tall, handsome Leopold III, 57, was a hard-luck...

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