Her Majesty Queen Máxima and His Majesty King Willem-Alexander shares with great sadness that Mr. Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta, the father of Queen Máxima, died in Buenos Aires at the age of 89 on August 8, 2017. Mr Zorreguieta has been suffering from a form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for a long time.
The father of Queen Maxima was last week hospitalized and was suffered a a pneumonia. Queen Maxima was last weekend with het father and on Tuesday she flew back to Buenos Aires.
Queen Maxima and her brother Martin were at Mr. Zorreguieta bed when he died.

The funeral takes place in privat . Queen Máxima, King Willem-Alexander and their daughters Princess Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane will be present.
No announcements have been made regarding the funeral.