Count d'Udekem d'Acoz
28 April 1936 (age 72)
Baron Charles d'Udekem d'AcozSuzanne van Outryve d'Ydewalle
Anna Maria Komorowska (m. 1971)
Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Margravine Elisabeth Pallavicini, Baroness Hélène Janssen
Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant
Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Anna Maria Komorowska, Philippe of Belgium, Princess Elisabeth - Duchess, Princess Eléonore of Belgium
25 September 2008(aged 72), Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Royal Wedding, Belgium - Jonkvrouw Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz walks down the aisle.
Patrick Paul François Marie Ghislain, Count d'Udekem d'Acoz (Uccle, 28 April 1936 - Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, 25 September 2008) was a Belgian nobleman and father of Queen Mathilde of Belgium. Queen Mathilde is the wife of Philippe, King of the Belgians.
He was a son of Charles Joseph Marie Ghislain, Baron d'Udekem d'Acoz (Ghent, 8 March 1885 - Proven, 7 December 1968), and his second wife, (m. Proven, 4 February 1933) Suzanne Marie Désirée Ghislaine Josephe van Outryve d'Ydewalle (Wingene, 22 June 1898 - Ypres, 6 April 1983). Upon the marriage of his daughter Princess Mathilde, he was created Count d'Udekem d'Acoz on 4 December 1999.
Count d'Udekem d'Acoz married Countess Anna Maria Komorowska (b. Białogard, 23 September 1946) civilly in Forville on 1 September 1971 and religiously in Hannut on 11 September 1971. She was a daughter of Count Leon Michal Komorowski (Siedliska, 14 August 1907 - 1992) and his wife (m. Warszawa, 25 July 1942), Princess Zofia Sapieżanka (Bobrek, 10 October 1919 - Herstal, 14 August 1997). The couple had five children:
Count Patrick d'Udekem d'Acoz became seriously ill beginning in January 2008. His brother, Henri d'Udekem d'Acoz, revealed that Patrick had fallen into an irreversible coma and was dying of the progressive disease in March 2008. The illness and coma caused Patrick to miss awareness of the birth of his granddaughter, Princess Eléonore of Belgium, April 2008. Princess Eléonore, the fourth child of Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde, was born in the same hospital where Patrick was being treated for his illness.
Count Patrick d'Udekem d'Acoz died on 25 September 2008, at a neurological center in Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, at the age of 72. He was survived by his wife and four children.