#COVID19: Princess Maria Teresa of Spain Dies From Coronavirus
Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma, Spain has become the first royal to pass away due to coronavirus.
Maria Teresa who is the cousin of Spain King Felipe IV, died in Paris on Thursday, March 26.
The princess who was also known as the ‘Red Princess’ was a professor at Complutense University in Madrid and at Sorbonne University in Paris.
She was also a loyal advocate of women’s rights throughout her life was never married.
Her demise was announced on Facebook by her brother Prince Sixto Enrique de Borbon, the Duke of Aranjuez.
‘S.A.R. Don Sixto Enrique de Borbón communicates that this Thursday, March 26, 2020, has passed away in Paris, at eighty-six years old, his sister Maria Teresa de Bourbon Parma and Bourbon Busset, victim of coronavirus COVID-19.’
The family held a memorial service in Madrid on March 27.
Prince Albert II of Monaco and Prince Charles of Wales are other royals who have tested positive for coronavirus.
You may be interested
Gov. El-Rufai Threatens to Proscute Parents Who Enroll Children into Almajirai Education SystemFlora - May 26, 2020
Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enroll their children into the Almajirai education system stand…
Man kills brother over money raised for mother’s funeralFlora - May 26, 2020
One Patrick Obiesheike has allegedly murdered his brother, Remigus, in the Umulowoshie Umuoahochie Autonomous Community, Obowo Local Government Area of…
Police detained me for eight days because my husband criticised Lai Mohammed – WifeFlora - May 26, 2020
In an interview with ENIOLA AKINKUOTU, Mrs Dorcas Jolayemi, the wife of a journalist detained for criticising Minister of Information…