Government Information Service announcement on behalf of Queen Máxima and King Willem-Alexander of the death of Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta
Her Majesty Queen Máxima and His Majesty King Willem-Alexander announce with great sorrow the death of Mr Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta, the father of Queen Máxima, on 8 August 2017 in Buenos Aires. Mr Zorreguieta, who was 89, had been suffering for some time from a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
The funeral will be a private ceremony for family members and invited guests only. Queen Máxima, King Willem-Alexander and their daughters, Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane, will attend.
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The funeral will be a private ceremony for family members and invited guests only. No facilities will be provided for the media.
Queen Máxima and King Willem-Alexander trust that their privacy will be respected.
No further announcements are expected in follow-up to this report.