Monday, August 12, 2013

Dutch Prince Friso dies after year in coma.

Dutch Prince Johan Friso has died after a year and a half in a coma following an accident at an Austrian ski resort. Prince Friso, who was 44, was moved from hospital in London back to the Netherlands last month, but had since suffered complications.
Prince Friso of Orange - Nassau (Johan Friso Bernhard Christiaan David van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg; 25 September 1968 – 12 August 2013) was a younger brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Prince Friso was member of the Dutch Royal Family, but because of his marriage without an Act of Consent in 2004, he lost his membership of the Dutch Royal House and was no longer in the line of succession to the Dutch throne.

He was hit by an avalanche in February 2012 and buried for 15 minutes.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima are said to be on their way home from a holiday in Greece.
Prince Friso has died of complications related to the hypoxic brain injury, which he suffered as the result of his skiing accident in Lech, Austria on 17 February 2012.
He died this morning in The Hague.

In addition to the royal family, Friso is survived by his wife, Princess Mabel, and two daughters, Luana (8y) and Zaria (7y). 
Prince Friso with his mother Princesses Beatrix

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