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Astrid Chapel

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Chapel
Location type: Chapel
Location address: Zwitserland, Küssnacht (SZ), Kussnacht
Number of texts: 2
5 stars
Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

Astrid, Queen of the Belgians, died here at the age of 29 in a car accident, in 1935. The king lost control of the car. The couple took a holiday here incognito under the name Renard. The queen was thrown from the car and catapulted into a tree. A severe head injury killed her instantly. Along with the queen died her unborn fourth child, while her other children were at home.

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Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

At this spot, Queen Astrid of Sweden, Queen of Belgium, was thrown out of the car during a car accident. She died here. A chapel was built on this spot.

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